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

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Installing Meteor

The folks at Meteor have made installation a breeze. As long as the system you're working on (Linux or Mac OS X) is reasonably up to date, installing Meteor should be very simple. We have included it as a recipe so that when you're installing Meteor on a new machine, you have it handy. We will also include installation instructions directly from GitHub, just in case you want to use a development branch.

Getting ready

You must have curl installed in order to install Meteor. If you are on Mac OS X, curl is already installed. If you are on Linux, curl is usually installed. To check for curl, open a terminal window and execute the following command:

$ curl

If curl is installed, you will receive the following message:

curl: try 'curl ...

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