title: "Getting Started" rootDoc: true
Welcome to HaxeFlixel, here we will show you how to setup your system to start making games with Mac, Linux or Windows.
Getting started requires three steps:
After that, you have to choose an editor / IDE to work in. Two popular options have their own pages here:
A more comprehensive list of options can be found on haxe.org.
Time to complete this installation is close to 20 minutes (depending on the speed of your Internet connection for downloading the components).
If you require some help, reach out via any of the communication channels.
This guide is an open and community effort - if you think you can help us improve it, please submit a pull request on GitHub. Doing so is made easier from the direct GitHub edit link on the top right hand side of each page.