This tutorial describes how to create and run PhoneGap, Apache Cordova and Ionic applications with IntelliJ IDEA.
1. Enable frameworks support
PhoneGap, Apache Cordova and Ionic frameworks support is available in IntelliJ IDEA, WebStorm and AppCode via this plugin. To install it, go to → →
, then select and click .
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IntelliJ IDEA needs to be restarted to complete the plugin installation
2. Configure the executable path
The next step is to configure the executable path for PhoneGap/Cordova/Ionic CLI via → → → .
3. Create or open an application
To open an existing PhoneGap/Cordova/Ionic application, simply select its folder via → menu. Your IDE will detect the application and perform all required configuration steps automatically.
Creating a new application takes just a tad longer: click → , then select , and then .
Click , and the IDE will create a new application and all the files it requires:
4. Run your application
To deploy and run your application, you need to create a so called Run Configuration. For that, go to → and use the button on the left to create a Run Configuration.
Notice that it's created with default path and other settings, but you can,of course, change any of them as you need.
You can't select a target device from the IDE when using PhoneGap CLI due the existing limitations.
After the configuration is saved, use it to run your application via button on the toolbar or via the menu:
In the tool window that appears after the application is started you can find the output and logs:
If you're using the command, an emulator will be automatically launched before application deployment.