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Meteor: Full-Stack Web Application Development by Marcelo Reyna, Isaac Strack, Fabian Vogelsteller

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Creating our first app

To create our first app, we open the terminal, go to the folder where we want to create our new project, and enter the following commands:

$ cd my/developer/folder
$ meteor create my-meteor-blog

Meteor will now create a folder named my-meteor-blog. The HTML, CSS, and JavaScript files that Meteor created for us inside this folder are already a fully working Meteor app. To see it in action, run the following commands:

$ cd my-meteor-blog
$ meteor

Meteor will now start a local server for us on port 3000. Now, we can open our web browser and navigate to http://localhost:3000. We will see the app running.

This app doesn't do much, except showing a simple reactive example. If you click on the Click Me button, it will increase the ...

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