Get started with the Server SDK
This article will help you get started with Weavy on your Windows developer machine.
First, you need to install the following tools:
- Git for Windows
- SQL Server (you can install the free developer or express edition)
- SQL Server Management Studio
- Visual Studio (you can install the free community edition)
If you see an option to add
git to the PATH during installation, choose to do so. It will be handy.
Also make sure to launch Visual Studio 2019 and install any available updates.
We provide a Visual studio solution on GitHub to get you started. The solution contains a fully functional ASP.NET MVC web application that you can run on your local machine. In a terminal window, run the following command to clone the repository:
git clone https://github.com/weavy/weavy-sln.git
Open SQL Server Management studio and create a new database named
Once the repo is cloned and the database is created, use Visual Studio to open the solution file
Weavy.sln from the root directory of the repo.
You can now run the project by pressing Ctrl+F5 or choosing
Start Without Debugging from the
When the app starts, you will see a browser window open with the setup wizard launched. After completing the setup you will be logged in to Weavy.
Buildmenu in Visual Studio and then run the app again.
Now that you've verified that Weavy is working the way it should, the next step is to create a deployment package.