Installing Ember CLI

The installation of Ember CLI is essential to learning Ember and will be used throughout this book.

Getting ready

Before the installation of Ember CLI, we must have the Node Package Manager (npm) installed. npm is a package manager for JavaScript and is installed by default with Node.js.

You must install version 0.12 or later of Node.js for Ember CLI to run. If you can, try to install version 4.0.0 or higher. This is the preferred version.

Node.js is available in several major platforms including Windows, Mac, and Linux. There are several ways to install Node.js:

  • One-click installers: Many platforms such as Windows and Mac have this available
  • Homebrew or MacPorts: This is useful for Mac OS users
  • Download TAR file: Download a TAR ...

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