Install npm and cordova
It is also useful to insall nvm which is node version manager to manage different versions of node.js.
For windows the installable can be downloaded from here
check version of node, npm and, cordova using the commands as following
node -v npm -v cordova -v
Once nvm is installed it can be used to check for installed version of node by using the command
On windows use following command to see available versions on node
nvm ls available
If a higher version of node is available it can be installed by specifying the version as following
nvm install 17.4.0
Configure the system to use the installed version of node now
nvm use 17.4.0
Cordova install and update
-- fresh install -- npm install -g cordova -- uninstall and install -- npm uninstall -g cordova npm install -g firstname.lastname@example.org -- update to latest version -- npm update -g cordova
Update npm to the latest version by specifying the version number
npm install -g email@example.com
All of the above commands are specified to make sure that we have latest version of node, npm, nvm, cordova installed before we start creating packages for our HTML5 game. Version numbers are mentioned in the command as of the date this article was written. Make sure to check the latest version of all tools and change the version numbers accordingly.
Open Node.js command prompt and run commands to create our app. Go to the folder where you would be creating the app.
cordova create myApp com.myCompany.myApp myApp cd myApp cordova plugin add cordova-plugin-camera --save cordova platform add android --save cordova requirements android cordova build android --verbose cordova run android