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During development, you can use Quirrel's lightweight local server. This runs entirely on your machine, without needing any database or other external services.

After installing Quirrel via npm install quirrel, the local server is started by running quirrel in your terminal. This will start a server and automatically start scanning for CronJobs in your project. If you're using the default development port of your framework (like :3000 for Next.js), then Quirrel will automatically detect and use the local server.

You can run quirrel ui to open up an admin interface that could be useful in local development.

To always run Quirrel as part of your local development environment, you can add it to your package.json:

"scripts": {
"dev": "concurrently 'next dev' 'quirrel'"