Starting the development server

Note: this documentation is for a beta release of Caplin Trader 5. Features may change before the final release.

This page provides instructions on how to start Caplin Trader 5's development server.

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Start the development server

To serve the application during development, follow the steps below:

  1. From the root directory of your application, execute the command below to start a local web server:

    npm start
  2. Open Google Chrome and navigate to http://localhost:8080

Start the development server with HMR

CT5 supports Webpack's Hot Module Replacement (HMR), which updates JavaScript modules while your application is running in a browser, without a full reload.

To start the development server with HMR enabled, follow the steps below:

  1. From the root directory of your application, execute the command below:

    npm start -- --hot
  2. Open Google Chrome and navigate to http://localhost:8080