Ionic installation consists of 2 primitive steps:
- install Node.js (4.x version)
- install Ionic using npm command
Ionic is a wrapper for Apache Cordova, that runs on Node.js. So you definitely need to install node first. Please use this official site to do that.
When you are done with node, proceed to the Ionic installation
Open the command terminal and execute:
npm install -g cordova ionic
This will install all needed files on your system. The terminal output will result in something like this:
To check the success of installation run this command, that will show Ionic version:
In the next lesson we will create a Hello World Ionic project.