For your flexibility and convenience during app development process, Monaca provides 3 different development environments such as:
You can choose your desired platform and start building your application. The following steps are the mobile app development steps using Monaca:
.apk) in a smartphone device.
Moreover, note that in order to install the built application on iPhone or iPad, you need to register iOS Developer Program. For more details, please refer to Building an iOS App.
We do not offer a template function for the projects.
The Code Editor on the Monaca Cloud IDE may not be able to handle the
scale from the display function of your browser. Please use the Monaca
Cloud IDE without using the browser’s enlarge/reduce functions. (In many
browsers, you can reset with
As references for app development using Monaca, we have prepared a tutorial, introductory guide, and sample apps. Each of these reference materials provides descriptions on how to write specific codes, so please do take a look. (Third-party Cordova Plugins and Samples & Tips)
Using the Monaca cloud IDE team management function, you can share a project among members registered in Monaca. For details, please check the Share.
In addition, it is possible to develop team using various version management tools through Monaca Cloud IDE, GitHub, Git SSH linkage function, Monaca Localkit, Monaca CLI, etc.
The usability of this function depends on your usage plan with Monaca.
If your plan is Gold, Platinum or Enterprise, team development allows you to:
Share the source code with multiple people (members are assigned as Developers):
sharefeature. Then, two or more people can open the same project in the IDE. However, if there is any conflict, the previous version will be overwritten.
Let multiple people to test the project (members are assigned as
Testers): Use Monaca’s built-in
share feature, and share the
project with the test members.
However, if your usage plan is Basic or Personal, you can only join a team as a Tester. For more information of the usage plan and its limitation, please refer to Monaca Usage Plan.
Currently, for general use, each user’s resources are controlled by each account on the same server. We can handle on an individual basis of strengthening the security such as having an independent location of each resource or enforcing source IP restrictions for access (fee-based). Please contact us here.
Shortcuts that can be used on Monaca Cloud IDE are listed in Editor Shortcuts. Also, Monaca can use keybindings like
vim. You can
set the keybinding from the Environment Settings of the File menu on the
top of the page of Monaca Cloud IDE.
Splash screen can only appear properly on a build app. It may not appear properly on Monaca Debugger. Therefore, please test the splash screen on a build app only.
Currently, you can only PNG file as a splash screen image in Monaca.
If Monaca Localkit’s project list is not displayed properly, please try resetting Monaca Localkit as follows:
Open the user’s home directory. Fore example:
localkit.db file (For example:
localkit.db_bak) in the
Restart the PC.
Install the latest version of Monaca Localkit.
Start Monaca Localkit. At this time, a new
localkit.db file is created.