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Frontend Development for Windows 10

For fresh maschines:

  • Download & Install Node JS from

  • Download & Install Git for Windows

(Use the MingW Git-Bash if asked)

  • Download & Install Go for Windows

  • Download & Install Make for MingW Extract zip, copy the contents to your Git\mingw64\ merging the folders, but do NOT overwrite/replace any existing files. (There shouldn't be any)

  • Configure the MingW for usage of JetBrains-IDE Terminal

File -> Settings -> Tools -> Terminal

Shell Path: "C:\Program Files\Git\bin\bash.exe" --login -i

  • Use OpenSSH on Windows 10
  • Open "Manage optional features" from Startmenu ("Optionale Features Verwalten" in German)
  • Add Feature
  • Add "Open SSH Server"
  • Open "Services" ("Dienste" in German)
  • Go to "OpenSSH Authentication Agent"
    • right click: set start to "Automatic"
    • start service
  • goto cmd
    • type in "where ssh" (should be C:\Windows\System32\OpenSSH\ssh.exe)
  • prevent that git-bash will use its own ssh (if installed)
    • type in where ssh
    • if this is not the system32 folder:
    • start gitbash in elevated rights (as admin)
    • goto /usr/bin
    • type: mkdir old_ssh mv ssh* old_ssh
  • open a cmd

    • type in ssh-add [PATH TO YOUR SSH IDENTITY]
  • Install windows-build-tools

This step is needed for some frontend requisites. In POWERSHELL(!!!) with elevated rights (aka: run as administrator)

npm install --global windows-build-tools

You need to reboot after this step.

  • PreCompile-Steps

Inside your IDE: Open Terminal and execute inside the "flamingo"-folder:

make up make translation cd frontend npm ci & npm run-script build