We are creating a simple web application using the open source platform Meteor. Meteor is a full stack platform to create web applications and it is built on Node.js. It contains the front-end and back-end javaScript to run the application. The application will have a Google authentication button and by signing in the user will see his or her profile picture.

To begin we first have to install Node.js from their website nodejs.org. Secondly we have to install Meteor via the OS X command line with with the simple command:

curl https://install.meteor.com/ | sh

Now we are ready to create…

Martin Sjölund

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