Run the kit
You’ll use the terminal to start and stop the kit.
Open the prototype folder in terminal
In terminal, navigate to your prototype folder.
Running the kit
After the kit has started, you should see a message telling you that the kit is running:
Listening on port 3000 url: http://localhost:3000
Check it works
In your web browser, visit http://localhost:3000 (opens in a new tab)
You should see the prototype welcome page.
Quitting the kit
It’s fine to leave the kit running for days or while your computer is asleep.
To quit the kit
In terminal press the
c keys together.
The kit is now installed. Congratulations!
The Prototype Kit is updated regularly. We announce new versions of the Prototype Kit in the #prototype-kit channel on cross-government Slack. You should update to the latest version to get the latest components, new features and fixes.