Unlike native apps, it doesn’t have official IDE, you can use any suitable editor like Sublime Text 2.
Lets get start with it. On this tutorial I use Mac with macOS Sierra, so if you are on Windows or Linux it should be almost similar, but please do comment if you need to ask anything below.
Go to NodeJS Website download the stable version to your computer. Open the installer then install it.
This will install Node.JS and npm like as follows.
Open the terminal.
sudo npm install -g cordova ionic
There is 3 type of app templates you can start with: blank, tabs and sidemenu.
// blank app ionic start myApp blank // tabs app ionic start myApp tabs // side menu app ionic start myApp sidemenu
※ To generate Ionic Version 2 you may add –v2 like this
ionic start ionic-todo blank --v2
Go to the app directory after project generation was completed.
It will open a browser pointing to
localhost like this.
We will explore a bit on Ionic on this next post. Make sure to check it out. Build Todo App with Ionic 2.