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  • Quickstart assumes software dependencies are already installed.

Clone the repo

git clone

Start MongoDB server

# start mongodb server
mongod --dbpath ~/Desktop/data/db

Activate backend

Install backend dependencies

cd stencil/backend
npm install

Start backend

npm start

Activate frontend

Install frontend dependencies

cd stencil/frontend
npm install

Start frontend

npm start
  • This automatically launches the app in your default browser. otherwise, open any browser and go to http://localhost:3000 to view it.

Without your backend server running parallely, you will not see anything on the frontend website that you just launched.

Register initial Admin account

The account username 'root' is configured to be an Admin automatically.

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After successful registration, you will be returned to the Login page. Use the credentials you initialized the 'root' account for to login.

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All other accounts are initially registered as 'guest'. The Admin account is able to modify user permissions for all registered accounts.

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POST sample data

Requires Python3+ and 'requests' module

To install python3 requests module:

pip3 install --user requests

POST data

cd stencil/backend/utils