Angular is a popular JavaScript framework that allows developers to build robust and scalable web applications. If you’re a macOS user and want to start developing with Angular, this guide will walk you through the installation process. By following these steps, you’ll have Angular up and running on your macOS system in no time.

Step 1: Prerequisites Before installing Angular, make sure your macOS system meets the following requirements:

  • macOS operating system (version XYZ or later)
  • Node.js (version XYZ or later) and npm (Node Package Manager)
  • Terminal or Command Prompt for executing commands

Step 2: Install Node.js and npm If you don’t have Node.js and npm installed, follow these steps:

  1. Open your web browser and go to the Node.js website (
  2. Download the latest LTS (Long Term Support) version of Node.js for macOS.
  3. Once the download is complete, double-click the downloaded package (.pkg) file.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to install Node.js on your system.
  5. Open the Terminal or Command Prompt and verify that Node.js and npm are installed by running the following commands:Copy codenode -v npm -v

Step 3: Install Angular CLI Angular CLI (Command Line Interface) is a powerful tool that simplifies the development process. To install Angular CLI, execute the following steps:

  1. Open the Terminal or Command Prompt.
  2. Run the following command to install Angular CLI globally on your system:bashCopy codenpm install -g @angular/cli
  3. Wait for the installation to complete. This may take a few minutes.
  4. Once the installation is finished, verify that Angular CLI is installed by running the following command:Copy codeng version

Step 4: Create a New Angular Project Now that you have Angular CLI installed, let’s create a new Angular project:

  1. Open the Terminal or Command Prompt.
  2. Navigate to the directory where you want to create your Angular project. For example:bashCopy codecd path/to/my/project
  3. Run the following command to generate a new Angular project:arduinoCopy codeng new my-angular-app Replace “my-angular-app” with the desired name for your project.
  4. Angular CLI will prompt you to choose various options for your project. Select the desired options or press Enter to choose the default settings.
  5. Wait for Angular CLI to create the project. This may take a few minutes.
  6. Once the project creation is finished, navigate into the project directory:bashCopy codecd my-angular-app

Step 5: Serve the Angular Application To see your Angular application in action, you need to serve it locally:

  1. Open the Terminal or Command Prompt.
  2. Make sure you’re inside your project directory (e.g., my-angular-app).
  3. Run the following command to start the development server:Copy codeng serve
  4. Angular CLI will compile your application and start a local development server.
  5. Once the compilation is complete, open your web browser and go to http://localhost:4200. You should see your Angular application running.

Conclusion: Congratulations! You’ve successfully installed Angular on your macOS system and created your first Angular project. From here, you can start building amazing web applications using Angular’s powerful features and tools. Explore the Angular documentation and community resources to learn more about the framework and take your development skills to the next level.

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