We recommend installing Optic with
npm. Just run the following command to begin the installation.
npm install optic-cli -g
What am I installing?
optic-cli package installs it will walk you through the process of setting up the Optic server. If this process does not start automatically just run
optic from any directory.
yto finish the installation.
Welcome to Optic 2.0.0 ? Please enter your email: firstname.lastname@example.org ? Finish Install: Configure local Optic server and install IDE plugins (Y/n)
This will download a JRE for your operating system (~60mb) and setup the local Optic server.
? Finish Install: Configure local Optic server and install IDE plugins (Y/n) y Installing local Optic server... downloading and preparing JRE + Optic Server [========================] 100% 0.0s Optic Server Installed
You'll then be prompted to install the Optic IDE plugins. These plugins are very lightweight; all they do is forward the filepath, unsaved changes, and the cursor position to the Optic server. We suggest you leave all of them selected and press
Searching for IDEs... ? Select IDE Plugins to install (Press <space> to select, <a> to toggle all, <i> to invert selection) ❯◉ Atom ◉ IntelliJ CE ◉ Sublime Text 3 ◉ VSCode ◉ WebStorm
Don't see an IDE you love? Build an open source plugin for it here.
return to start the IDE plugin installations. Typically this takes <1 min to complete.
? Select IDE Plugins to install Atom, IntelliJ CE, Sublime Text 3, VSCode, WebStorm Starting install (this will take a minute)... VSCode: Success Atom: Success WebStorm: Success Sublime Text 3: Success IntelliJ CE: Success Setup Complete!
That's it! You're all setup!