Set up the development environment
Before starting to develop, you must set up your device. This is what you must do:
- Install Go. On Mac, you can install it with Homebrew by running
brew install go.
- This is because the build script uses a Go program to generate the manifest.
- Install NPM.
- Now, you must clone the git repository to your device to retrieve the extension source code. To do that, go here and execute the "clone with commit-msg hook" command listed there (if you sign in you'll see several options: cloning via anonymous HTTP, HTTP, or SSH).
- That's it! If you're using a Mac, you're out of luck, because you must perform some more steps.
On a Mac, you must also follow these steps:
TODO(Issue #18): add macOS steps