Pre Condition 2: Required Software
It is strongly recommended that you have git installed.
- On Debian-based distros:
sudo apt-get install git
- On Windows: Download the installer and install it. Using chocolatey, you can run
choco install git.install -y --params "/GitAndUnixToolsOnPath /WindowsTerminalto a) install git and b) have Linux commands such as
grepavailable in your
- Official installation instructions
We suggest IntelliJ IDEA. The Community Edition works well. Most contributors use the Ultimate Edition, because they are students getting that edition for free.
Currently, the 2023.1 version does not work for initial setup. Please head to https://www.jetbrains.com/idea/download/other.html and get 2022.3.3. You can update the IDE after a proper setup to the newest version.
We collected some other tooling recommendations. We invite you to read on at our tool recommendations.