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Getting Started with Meteor.js JavaScript Framework - Second Edition by Isaac Strack

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Loading an example application

The wonderful people at Meteor have included several example applications, which you can quickly create and play with; these help you to get a better idea of what Meteor is capable of.

We want to use the simplest possible example, just to get an idea of how Meteor works, so we will be creating the leaderboard example. We'll be using the command line again. This is awesome news if you still have it open! If not, open a terminal window and follow these steps.

Selecting your file's location

So that we can remember where they are later, we'll put all the files for this book in the ~/Documents/Meteor folder. We will create this folder as follows:

$ mkdir ~/Documents/Meteor

Now, we need to get to that directory. Use the following ...

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