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Meteor Design Patterns

By : Marcelo Reyna
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Meteor Design Patterns

By: Marcelo Reyna

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (13 chapters)

Setting up Modulus

Modulus is currently the best place to host a Meteor project. Why? It is easy to set up and maintain. While there are several other services where we can obtain the same results, every single one of them requires more expertise with servers and a considerable amount of time on your end. We are not developing a server. We are developing an application. provides support for sticky sessions, web sockets, and free SSL endpoints.

Keep in mind that Meteor's Galaxy hosting service is going to be released soon and will undoubtedly become the best place to host a Meteor web application. Until then, Modulus is the way to go.

Let's start by creating a free account at

Next, you need to install the demeteorizer tool and the modulus CLI tool. Run the following commands in your terminal:

npm install –g demeteorizer
npm install –g modulus

This did not work! If your npm install command fails, then you need to install node and npm.

To make sure that we install npm...