macOS Installation and Setup
A supported environment. See Installation Prerequisites
Setting up Cocos2d-x
By downloading a .zip archive
Download Cocos2d-x and unzip it. (maybe: ~/ or ~/Projects )
Cloning from GitHub
Use the following commands to clone our GitHub repo and get your environment setup. If you are not familar with GitHub's workflow, learn it or download using the step above, By downloading a .zip archive.
cd <to where you want to clone this repo> git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:cocos2d/cocos2d-x.git git submodule update --init git submodule update ./download-deps.py
Build and Run
/build, open cocos2d_tests.xcodeproj
- Choose cpp-tests Mac from targets drop-down box
- Click run to compile and run cpp-tests
Running on an iOS Device
In order to run on iOS Device an iOS Developer Program membership is needed. You can purchase one from Apple: https://developer.apple.com/programs/ios/. The steps to run on iOS device are the same as running in a simulator except you select you device from the device list.
Starting a new project
Once everything above works, you can start a new project! To do this, read our document on the Cocos Command-line tool.