Initial Set up


In this section we will install all the essential components we’re going to use for the development of our application.   The main emphasis of this tutorial is primarily towards setting up your Ubuntu or Mac OSX laptop for Mean Stack Development. In time I may include the instructions for Windows Developers – this is not my core focus these days so this may also depend on public demand.

We’re going to make use of a MEAN stack template from to get up and running quickly. However, before we are able to make use of the Mean.JS we need to ensure we have all the crucial components available on a development machine.

Install Git

Install Mongo DB

Install Node.JS

Install Bower

Install Grunt

Install Grunt-CLI

Install Yeoman Generator

Install Generator-MeanJS