Getting set up with Meteor.JS is simple, just run:
curl https://install.meteor.com/ | sh
meteor create ~/my_cool_app
Now the bare bones app is running at http://your.ip.address:3000
There are a number of ways to deploy a Meteor app you developed locally. Check out:
If you create a bundle of your app with:
meteor bundle myapp.tgz
You can copy that to a DigitalOcean droplet and extract it there. You'll need need node.js and MongoDB installed. You can then extract and run it with:
PORT=3000 MONGO_URL=mongodb://localhost:27017/myapp node bundle/main.js
To install node.js see:
To install MongoDB, see:
Let us know how it goes!
MongoDB is a document database used commonly in modern web applications. This tutorial should help you setup a virtual private server to use as a dedicated MongoDB server for a production application environment. This tutorial is written for Ubuntu 12.04.