Nodejs Express Mongoose Demo
This is a demo node.js application illustrating various features used in everyday web development, with a fine touch of best practices. The demo app is a blog application where users (signing up using facebook, twitter, github and simple registrations) can create an article, delete an article and add comments on the article.
Want to build something from scratch? use the boilerplate
- Checkout the apps that are built using this approach
- The wiki is wip, it has some information about the way application is setup.
$ git clone git://github.com/madhums/node-express-mongoose-demo.git $ npm install
NOTE: Do not forget to set the facebook, twitter, google, linkedin and github
development env, you can set the env variables by doing
cp .env.example .env
and replace the values there. In
production env, it is not safe to keep the ids and secrets in a file, so you need to set it up via commandline. If you are using heroku checkout how environment variables are set here.
If you want to use image uploads, don’t forget to set these env variables for imager config.
IMAGER_S3_KEY=AWS_S3_KEY IMAGER_S3_SECRET=AWS_S3_SECRET IMAGER_S3_BUCKET=AWS_S3_BUCKET
$ npm start
Then visit http://localhost:3000/
$ npm test