Running Friendlycode – A local instance of Thimble
Posted by Sayak Sarkar
Here is a breakdown of how to run Friendlycode in 3 (maybe not-so-simple) steps.
Prerequisite: A static file server such as Apache.
- Download Friendlycode from here.
- Extract the contents of the
friendlycode-gh-pagespackage into a directory named
friendlycodewithin your file server’s document root. For example, in Apache you might want to put the
public_htmlbased upon your Operating System’s preferences.
- You can then run a trivial embedding of Friendlycode from your browser by navigating to the
examples/bare.htmlfile within the
Additional features in Friendlycode:-
- Localization: Friendlycode currently uses Transifex for localization. To localize Friendlycode in your language, please visit the Transifex friendlycode project. Any strings you don’t translate will fall-back to English. To try out a localized version run the
- Development: If you are a code ninja and want to play around with the dev-repository of Friendlycode, you can checkout the excellent Readme.md file at Atul’s friendlycode repository at Github.
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About Sayak SarkarWeb Ninja, Open Source Evangelist, Mozillian, Geek, Currently working as a Web Developer at Red Hat. In the past I've worked at Mozilla Foundation, Software Development & Research Cell at SICSR. Originally from Kolkata, West Bengal. Open Source Contributor with a special interest in Web Development. Follower of all updates related to Free and Open Source Software.
Posted on March 10, 2013, in How-to Guides, Mozilla, Technology and tagged Apache, Apache HTTP Server, Application programming interface, File server, Folders, friendlycode, localization, mozilla, Operating system, Software package (installation), thimble, Transifex, Webmaker. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.