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Run Praise locally


  • node
  • nvm
  • yarn
  • docker

Step 1 – Switch to specified node version​

nvm use

Step 2 – Install dependencies​

yarn set version berry

Step 3 – Create Discord Bot​

The Discord bot used to interact with Praise is created in the Discord developer dashboard. Take note of the various bot ids during bot creation as they will be used in the next step.

Step 4 – Configure environment​

Run the Praise setup script to configure the runtime environment:


Step 5 – Start MongoDB​

Run mongo:

yarn mongodb:start

Step 6 – Build and start api backend​

Api, discord-bot and frontend can also be started from the Visual Studio Code Launch menu.

yarn workspace api build
yarn workspace api start

Step 7 – Build and start Discord bot​

yarn workspace discord-bot build
yarn workspace discord-bot start

Step 8 – Build and start frontend​

yarn workspace frontend build
yarn workspace frontend start

Done πŸŽ‰β€‹

If you would like to contribute to Praise development, please see open issues and the contributor guidelines.