HollaEx Kit is designed for Unix since most professional servers are running on a Unix-based system. However, don't worry! We understand that and this windows guide is here to help.
Thanks to Microsoft, they recently released a cool technology called WSL 2 (Windows Subsystem for Linux 2), which allows Linux application works on native Windows.
Here we guide you on how to get started on your Windows Environment by using WSL 2 and Ubuntu.
You can follow this document by Microsoft to enabled WSL 2 on your Windows PC.
You can download Ubuntu at Microsoft Store after enabling the WSL 2.
The software mentioned below are dependencies that should be manually installed on your Ubuntu environment.
Once WSL 2 and Ubuntu are fully set on your computer, You can go back to our general document and proceed to get HollaEx Kit for your exchange.
Keep that in mind that HollaEx on Windows is still only recommended for testing purposes. If you are considering to build a production-ready exchange, Please choose Linux.
Since HollaEx Kit is designed for Unix, here's a guide for Mac users to get started.
In order to install HollaEx CLI, Mac users firstly need to launch the Terminal application found in /Applications/Utilities. Then, type the following command string:
Proceed installation by clicking the "Install" button.
The following License Agreement pop-up window should appear on you screen. The installation will be completed once you click the "Agree" button.
Software mention below are dependencies that should be manually installed on your Mac.
Homebrew (Package Management Software) - To install
You can follow this document to install Docker and Docker compose on your Mac.
Click the Docker menu in the top status bar and select Preferences.
Go to Resources and increase Memory to 4GB manually, and click the "Apply&Restart" button.
Most efficient way to install jq on a Mac, would probably be using homebrew. Follow the simple step below to install brew on your Mac.
Open the Terminal application, and then enter the following command into a single line
ruby -e "$(culr -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"
Enter the administrator password to begin installation (It would take a while depending on the speed of your Mac and internet connection). You will see "Installation successful!" message once completed.
jqby typing the command below:
brew install jq
Once fully set on your computer, You can go back to our general document and proceed to get HollaEx Kit for your exchange.