When a decoupled project begins one of the hardest parts that I’ve found is setting up a local environment to simulate all the necessary components. How will the CMS be served? How will the decoupled front end be displayed? What about the dev server for rendering previews? Can I still call it headless or is decoupled the only appropriate word?
Drupal Camp Asheville 2024 - July 12th-14th
There are a plethora of options to set up a Drupal environment for local development; from MAMP to Virtual Machines to Docker. The developer experience of all these solutions has improved greatly over the course of the last few years. Install the application, run a few commands and you have a Drupal environment with various dependencies up and running.