The official development requirements are available at
Additional documentation specific to the desktop platforms is available in the wiki.
If you would like to contribute to this project please read the Contributing article in the wiki.
First make sure you have NodeJS installed (choose the Current, not LTS). Then, in your terminal/command line window:
$ npm install -g bower $ npm install -g gulp
Then fork this repository and clone your fork. After the repository has been cloned to your computer run the following command in the new directory to set up your environment
$ npm install && bower install
For more information please read the wiki.
The following commands are available from within the project directory:
$ gulp build --winbuilds a windows distribution (other available flags are
$ gulp testruns all Mocha unit tests
$ gulp test --grep [string]runs the Mocha unit tests that match the string
$ gulpruns the
$ npm startruns the application (without building it)
$ npm run pack:tawill update the packaged tA content.
$ npm run pack:rcswill update the packaged resource containers. This will take a long time.
Note: You can open the Chrome Developer Tools while the app is running by pressing
Ctrl+Shift+Ion Windows/Linux or
tA has been built using react and es6. If you need to work on this part of the code, work in
src/js/academy-es6 and then run
npm run compile-ta.
The application is bundled with resources from the following languages
ar, as, bn, ceb, el-x-koine, en, es-419, fr, gu, hbo, hi, hr, id, ilo, kn, ml, mr, ne, or, pa, pt-br, ru, sw, ta, te, th, tl, vi