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Development Setup

Current platform:Linux| Not your platform?WindowsmacOS

Install third party software

1. Download and install the latest version of Node.js.

2. Download and install the latest version of Git.


Before you begin

Before you begin working with mimik’s edgeEngine and building microservices. Ensure you have these programs loaded and running on your computer.

Developer Account

1. Create a mimik developer account here.


2. Sign in to the mimik developer console.

3. In the mimik developer console, click Create Project.

4. Enter a Project Name and upload a logo image if you want to use your own Project Logo.
5. Create the project with the auto-generated Redirect URI, or enter your own.
Important: edgeEngine uses OAuth 2.0 for authentication and a redirect URI is necessary for this process. The standard format of a redirect URI is com.<string>://<string>. You can learn more about it here.
Authorize Platform
Before opening the mimik Developer Console (portal or console), make sure you have the following programs running on your computer. (mimik edge services,edgeEngine OAuth Tool).

1. Login from the developer console and click on Open OAuth Tool under Projects.

Important: This will launch the OAuth Tool you just installed. Make sure edgeEngine is running.

2. Select the edgeEngine project that you have created from previous step.

3. Click “Get edge Access Token” and login again in the prompted session. It is best to “Copy to Clipboard” the edge Access Token. You will need this moving forward.

4. Click Associate Device and edgeEngine should now be authenticated and authorized on your machine.

Important: The OAuth Tool provides you with edge access tokens, which allows you to deploy and run your edge microservices.

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