The app has two distinct components, the Go backend and the VueJS frontend. In the dev environment, both are run independently.
First time setup¶
git clone https://github.com/knadh/listmonk.git. The project uses go.mod, so it's best to clone it outside the Go src path.
config.tomland add your config.
make deps(to install Go dependencies for the backend and the JS dependencies for the frontend).
make build-frontend(to setup the
make buildto build the listmonk binary. Once the binary is built, run
./listmonk --installto run the DB setup.
mailhog is an excellent standalone mock SMTP server (with a UI) for testing and dev.
Running the dev environment¶
make runto start the listmonk Go server on
make run-frontendto start the Vue frontend in dev mode using yarn on
/api/*calls are proxied to the app running on
:9000. Refer to the frontend README for an overview on how the frontend is structured.