Stellar makes use of the full potential of ECMAScript 6, so Node.js versions lower than 6 are not supported.
NPM is the recommended method for installing Stellar and all dependencies.
# latest stable release $ npm install -g stellar-fw
To use the development version of Stellar you just have to clone the GitHub repository. The
master branch contains the latest stable release of the framework; the development version is found in the
# clones the repository and creates the stellar folder $ git clone https://github.com/StellarFw/stellar stellar # enters the stellar folder and installs the dependencies $ cd stellar && npm install # transpiles the ES6 code from the `/src` folder to ES5 code (in the `/dist` folder) $ npm run build # adds a symlink in the system npm folder to the stellar command-line tool $ npm link
npm linkcommand may require admin permissions.