Windows Developers: We recommend Visual Studio Community, which comes with everything you need, including starter templates!
First, install Node.js. Then, install the latest Cordova and Ionic command-line tools in your terminal. Follow the Android and iOS platform guides to install required tools for development.
Start an App
Create an Ionic App using one of our ready-made app templates, or a blank one to start fresh. Check out the Market for more designs.
$ ionic start myApp blank
$ ionic start myApp tabs
Run your App
Much of your app can be built right in the browser with
ionic serve. We recommend starting with this workflow.
When you're ready to deploy your app to a real device, check out our Deploying guide.
That’s it. You’re done.
Head over to the Docs for more information, or explore some of the Ionic Framework’s other features below.
A curated set of ES5/ES6/TypeScript wrappers for plugins to easily add any native functionality to your Ionic apps.
Tabs, buttons, inputs, lists, cards, and more! A comprehensive library of mobile UI components, ready to go.
Learn how to easily customize and modify your app’s design to fit your brand across all mobile platform styles.
Create your Ionic apps visually
A simple drag-&-drop tool for going from idea to App Store, with just the drag of a mouse.Start an app in Creator