Write, compile, and download code to your Parallax Boe-Bot Robot or custom BASIC Stamp microcontroller-based electronic creations.
Go to your downloads folder and unzip the archive.
*Note:* for use on Chromebook you will need to unzip the archive and copy the unzipped directory onto the Chromebook.
npm package manager. If you don’t have it, then:
Install node.js by going to nodejs.org/download and selecting the option that is right for your system.
You also need all the dependencies for node-gyp, a tool that comes with node.js for compiling native addon modules. The gyp project is used by the Chromium team makes it easier to build across platforms.
Please visit the node-gyp page and note your system and the dependencies you will need.
* Note: that you do not need to install node-gyp, only its dependencies.
gitinstalled (if not, go here), choose your file destination from the command-line (CLI like Terminal), and
git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:parallaxinc/Parallax-IDE
package.json. This manifest file includes a list of project dependencies needed to build the application. To learn more, see this post on dependency installation. This step must be run each time you update the repository (including pulling updates from GitHub).
To get dependencies, enter:
npm run build or
npm run build -- --watch*
* Note: using
--watch will result in a rebuild of the application any time a file changes
Before you install your extension must be built and bundled. If you haven’t done so follow the instructions in the Build from Source section first.
Click on ‘Load unpacked extensions…‘, go to the directory where Parallax IDE was built, highlight the ‘Parallax-IDE’ folder and and click select.
Return to the ` chrome://extensions ` page and you should see ‘Parallax IDE’ listed in available extensions.
Congratulations! You just launched Parallax IDE which will look something like this:
One you install the built application it is super easy to launch it again. You can either:
, search through the list until you find *Parallax IDE* and then clicklaunch’
go to chrome app launcher and click on/search for Parallax IDE