This is for Windows, but it's pretty easy to figure out for Linux too.
Open Visual Studio Code and use the addon installer to install the Dart Code plugin from Danny Tuppeny
From the Dart site, download and install the dart-sdk.
Put the location of the sdk on your $PATH variable
Use Dart's pub tool (Dart's package manager) to install stagehand (the Dart project generator). In the terminal run
pub global activate stagehand
Then add the following to you $PATH (replacing your_username)
You will be using Dartium you view your web apps. Dartium is bundled with the Windows install of the SDK. You can find it in
Create a shortcut for convinience. Note: Dartium will no longer be needed from Dart 2.0.
To run a test app, create a test folder and open it in VS Code. Open the VS Code terminal and run
Your test folder should be populated with the broilerplate dev files.
Provision the required packages by running
To launch your test app run
Note the response (mine was http://localhost:8080/) and open that in the Dartium browser. You should see
Your Dart app is running. You can still test apps in any other browser by opening the same address in that browser, but it may take a several seconds to build (check the terminal for feedback).