Optionally, install Yarn, which tends to make dependency management a bit less painful. After installing Node/npm:
npminstall --global yarn
Starting your project
The easiest way to get started with your project is to go to the webgeoda repo and click the use this template button. That will let you create a new GitHub repository based on the current WebGeoDa release.
Once you have your GitHub repo started, clone the repository and open a terminal in your project folder. Run npm install to download the required modules.
Required Environment Variables - Mapbox API Key
Mapbox tiles are the default background tiles for WebGeoDa scaffolding's maps. If you want to use Mapbox, make an account and generate an API token. Then, create a file called .env.local in the project root folder with your API key as shown below: