Installing and developing vtk.js is quite easy, there are just two dependencies:
Instructions for installing these are located at the bottom of this page. If your computer already has these, congratulations!
To install vtk.js within your project:
$ npm install vtk.js --save
If you’re developing for vtk.js, then clone the repository using git:
$ git clone https://github.com/kitware/vtk-js.git
Further instructions on vtk.js development can be found on the contributing page.
- Windows: Download & install git.
- Mac: Install it with Homebrew, MacPorts or installer.
- Linux (Ubuntu, Debian):
sudo apt-get install git-core
- Linux (Fedora, Red Hat, CentOS):
sudo yum install git-core
For Mac users
You may encounter some problems when compiling. Please install Xcode from App Store first. After Xcode is installed, open Xcode and go to Preferences -> Download -> Command Line Tools -> Install to install command line tools.
The best way to install Node.js is with nvm.