Hey all, I’m partially through a few different skill paths (back-end with node and express, front end with react) and I’m ready to stack a personal project on top of the day to day lessons on Codecademy. My question is - I’m a little unclear as to what’s required to reproduce the environment of Codecademy, but locally on my machine.
Here’s what I (think I) know:
- I’ll be installing packages and libraries via terminal (is there a better way/tool to download and install packages?)
- my server.js file will help me display my code locally in a browser and help route requests my project may need. I’ll be importing express to help with routing.
- my front end js file will help me with the layout and visual styling of the content using the js, react, and jsx i’ve learned *with a healthy dose of googling!
Does this sound right? Is there any other files or environments or steps I need to take to start coding and seeing my project displayed locally?
Also - is there a tutorial on Codecademy on how to take your project from a local environment, and translate it to a hosting server for the world to see?
Many thanks for any help!!