The Ionic Framework is useful for building Android and iOS applications faster. This article will help you to install Node.js, Cordova and Ionic framework on your CentOS and Red Hat system using yum package manager
Ionic required Nodejs to be installed on your system. The systems don’t have installed Nodejs use following commands to install Node.js 8.x version on your system. You can visit our tutorial to install latest Node.js on CentOS and RHEL systems.
curl -sL https://rpm.nodesource.com/setup_8.x | sudo -E bash - sudo yum install nodejs
2. Install Cordova
After installing nodejs, run the following command to install Cordova on your system using npm command. It will install all other required node modules on your system.
sudo npm install -g cordova
3. Install Ionic Framework
Ionic provides and commands line utility for creating packages, build and start applications. Use NPM command to install Ionic framework on your system.
sudo npm install -g ionic
After completing the installation of the Ionic framework, use following command to check installed version.
ionic -v 3.20.0
4. Create Ionic Application
Now, You need to create a new Cordova project on your computer using the following command.
ionic start HelloWorld blank
Now use one of the following commands to enable iOS or Android platform. iOS platform will work on MacOS only.
ionic platform add ios ionic platform add android
For more details visit http://ionicframework.com/docs/guide/installation.html