Monaca CLI is one of the local deveopment environments which can be used to develop Monaca apps locally. Monaca CLI provides command line interface for using Monaca Cloud from your local PC. With Monaca CLI, you can:
Currently, it is available for the Vue, React and Angular2 templates. It can be triggered in two ways:
monaca transpile: runs the transpiler on the current project. If the
--watchargument is given, the transpiler will automatically run every time the source code is updated (and saved).
monaca preview: runs the transpiler in watch mode and starts an HTTP Server in order to display the app’s content.
You are required to have Node.js installed on your PC in order to install Monaca CLI.
Use the following command to install Monaca CLI:
$ npm install -g monaca
On some systems you may have to prefix the command with
of permission issue:
$ sudo npm install -g monaca
monacacommand. Moreover, if you want to update Monaca CLI, just re-install it using the above command.
After successfully installed Monaca CLI, please follow our simple and easy tutorial on how to use Monaca CLI.