This portion of the documentation serves as a guide for getting Storm up and running on your machine, as well as illustrating some of the important concepts in Storm by taking a closer look at the examples included in the download.

Downloading and Installing Storm

First, download Storm from here and unpack the archive somewhere convenient. The archive contains two folders and one executable file:

The root directory contains the packages loaded by Storm at startup. This is where all Storm code lives. Each directory here corresponds to a package in Storm. Some of these are described below: