In this tutorial we are going to learn how to install Ionic Framework on CentOS 7. We will also install and configure its prerequisites. The Ionic Framework is framework of frameworks. It depends on many software. You must install this software to create a hybrid mobile application.
I recommend to use a minimal CentOS server setup as a basis for the tutorial, that can be a virtual or a root server image with an CentOS 7 minimal install from a web hosting company or you use our minimal server tutorial to install a server from scratch.
Install Ionic Framework on CentOS 7
Step 1. First, ensure your system and apt package lists are fully up-to-date by running the following:
yum -y install epel-release yum -y update
Step 2. Installing Node.js.
First, install latest Node.js on CentOS 7:
curl -sL https://rpm.nodesource.com/setup_8.x | sudo -E bash - yum install nodejs
Step 3. Installing Cordova.
Follow below command will install Cordova on your CentOS 7:
npm install -g cordova
Step 4. Installing Ionic Framework.
After installing Cordova, use the below command to install Ionic Framework:
npm install -g ionic
To verify the ionic installation:
Step 4. Create Ionic Application.
Now, You need to create a new Cordova project on your computer using the following command:
ionic start HelloRamona blank
Now use one of the following commands to enable iOS or Android platform. iOS platform will work on MacOS only:
ionic platform add ios ionic platform add android
Congratulation’s! You have successfully install Ionic Framework on your CentOS 7 server. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Ionic Framework on CentOS 7 system.