Run the kit
You’ll use the terminal to start and stop the kit.
Open the prototype folder in terminal
If you're following the installation guide, you'll already have the terminal open in the right folder.
If you're coming back to work on a prototype, you'll need to navigate to the folder:
Or replace 'juggling-licence' with the name of your prototype.
Running the kit
In the terminal, enter:
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 the 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.
Make your first prototype
You can now start the tutorial to make your first prototype.