About composer: Presumably we will want a composer template, so that people can also build their own composer project. The `mlutfy/civicrm-standalone` git repo was created mostly to package the `index.php` and help setup the directories, but also has an htaccess file, config template and other things to get started.
## Initialize the database
### Using GenCode
### Initialize the database using GenCode
* Run `cd xml && php GenCode.php 0 0 Standalone`
* Then you can use the civicrm.mysql and civicrm_data.mysql files in sql (or if you want sample data you can use civicrm_generated.mysql instead of civicrm_data.mysql).