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local development

undb is built with nodejs for backend and react for frontend, it only requires nodejs to be installed on your local machine, it’s very easy to start with development.


  • Node.js, required verion >= 20.2.0
  • pnpm, package management for undb, required version >= 8.0.0

Setup steps

Clone repo

git clone

Setup environment (Optional)

undb suggest using fnm to setup proper node version

fnm use

you can also use some other node version manager like nvm or n or volta or pnpm

Bootstrap (Optional)

If you are first time to run undb, you should run bootstrap script.

pnpm run bootstrap

note that if you are using some other node package manager like npm or yarn, it will throw an exeption

Run dev script

pnpm run dev