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Lichess Development on Gitpod

You can use Gitpod (a free, online, VS Code-like IDE) for creating a development site of With a single click, it will launch a workspace and automatically:

  • Clone the necessary Lichess repositories
  • Install all the dependencies
  • Seed your database with test data
  • Start a development site

lila-gitpod screenshot

What do you need?

  1. A Github account
  2. A web browser (like Chrome or Firefox)