To set up H2O Wave, simply download and extract a release (~10MB). The release ships with a precompiled binary executable, so no explicit installation step is necessary.
H2O Wave runs on Linux, macOS, and Windows, having Python 3.6+.
Step 1: Download
Download the H2O Wave SDK for your platform.
Step 2: Extract
Extract your download.
Step 3: Move
Move it to a convenient location, say
If you have a previous version of Wave installed, be sure to remove it before installing another. To remove it, simply delete the previous directory.
$HOME/wave directory. You should see the following content:
Step 4: Run
Go to your Wave directory.
Start the Wave server.
On Windows, run
waved.exe to start the server.
Step 5: Verify
Finally, point your web browser to http://localhost:10101/. You should see an empty page with a blinker that looks like this:
Congratulations! Wave is now running, but doesn't have any content yet (hence the spinner).
In the next few sections, we'll add some content and see what the fuss is all about.