Quick Start

Quick Start Guide

The easiest and recommended way to try Hi.Events is to use Docker. Docker will run the entire application in a series of containers, so you don't have to worry about installing any dependencies (other than Docker).

Deploying to a Cloud Provider

For information on deploying to a Cloud Provider, see here.

Quick Start with Docker

If you want to get Hi.Events up and running quickly without focusing on local development, use the following commands in your terminal:

git clone
docker-compose up -d

This will set up the entire application using Docker Compose.

Local Development Environment

For those interested in local development, follow these steps to quickly get Hi.Events up and running:

  1. Clone the repository:
git clone
  1. Change directory to the Docker setup folder for development:
  1. Start the services with Docker Compose:

By default, the local environment uses unsigned keys. This means your browser will show a warning saying the site is unsecure. This can safely be ignored. There are instructions on how to generate signed keys in the local development guide.

For a more detailed setup, including configuration of environment variables and external services, continue with the installation guide.