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Like the GOV.UK Prototype Kit, the rig is built on the Express framework, and uses GOV.UK Frontend.


Node version manager is recommended if you are working across multiple projects that use different versions of Node.js.

Downloading the Prototype Rig

There are few different ways you can get the rig:


  1. Open the directory you downloaded the rig to

  2. Install the dependencies: npm install

  3. Start the application: npm start

  4. Go to http://localhost:3000 in your browser.