Create your first Ionic app on OSX in under 5 minutes

  • Posted on: 5 December 2015

Follow these 7 steps to get you started in the development of Ionic apps for Android and OSX platforms.

  1. Download and install node.js: For OSX you should install Mac OS X Installer (.pkg). Check if it is downloaded correctely by typing node -v in your terminal.
  2. Install ionic: sudo npm install -g ionic 
  3. Create your first app (with tabs): ionic start MyApp tabs
  4. Login with ionic account: ionic login ( you can create it here: )
  5. Upload app to the ionic servers: ionic upload
  6. Setup your app for Android:
  7. Check these links for more information: