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openFrameworks Essentials by Denis Perevalov, Igor Tatarnikov

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Installing openFrameworks

To develop projects with openFrameworks, you need to install an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) with the C++ compiler and openFrameworks.

To install them, perform the following steps:

  1. Go to openFrameworks' download page at openframeworks.cc/download.
  2. Find your platform on the page (OS X, Linux, Windows, iOS, Android, or Linux ARM) and select the desired IDE (Xcode, Code::Blocks, Eclipse, or Visual Studio). For developing with iOS, an OS X computer is required. Development on a Linux ARM device is done using the C++ compiler directly, without an IDE.

    Note

    All the IDEs mentioned are free. But, to run your project on an iOS device, you must buy an iOS Developer License from Apple for $99 per year.

  3. Download the openFrameworks ...

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