A tool for creating and building Ionic Framework mobile apps.

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The Ionic Framework command line utility makes it easy to start, build, run, and emulate Ionic apps. In the future, it will also have support for our mobile development services and tools that make Ionic even more powerful.


$ sudo npm install -g ionic

Starting an Ionic App

$ ionic start myApp

Adding a platform target

$ ionic platform ios android

Building your app

$ ionic build ios

Emulating your app

$ ionic emulate ios

Running your app

$ ionic run ios

Ionic uses Cordova underneath, so you can also substitute Cordova commands to prepare/build/emulate/run, or to add additional plugins.

Note: we occasionally anonymous usage statistics to the Ionic team to make the tool better.

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