In this section we will outline the steps which you need to take to develop your first app using the Mobile SDK.
A really quick start: Hello World
The Mobile SDK enables application development for different platforms. Depending on your needs, you should prepare your development environment as described in the System Requirements. After the environment is ready download and unzip the Mobile SDK package. Open a command line window in the unzipped folder and run
npm install. It will install the SDK external dependencies.
With the environment prepared you can create your first project with
grunt createproject --name=myApp --id=com.my.app --template=mmw-essentials. After running the command your project will be created in 'workspace\myApp'. More details about creating a project: Create Project. If you want to start the app immediately skip the next step.
You can customize the app in three different ways:
Ready to run the app? Change the directory to 'workspace\myApp'. Build and deploy the app on the platform of your choice:
If you need to debug the app, please take look at the Debugging section.