Installing Activator

Installation of Activator is quiet simple. In this article I will show you how to install Activator tool on Mac OSX and Ubuntu.

 

Here is what you need to do to install Acivator on Mac OSX Yosemite 10.10.5 :

  1. Open Terminal
  2. Run brew command on Terminal
    $ brew install typesafe-activator
  3. Type activator new on Terminal, hit enter, and if you see a list of template projects, congrats the installation was a success.

 

And, now here are the steps needed to install Activator on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:

  1. Open Terminal
  2. Run wget command on Terminal
    $ wget https://downloads.typesafe.com/typesafe-activator/1.3.7/typesafe-activator-1.3.7.zip
  3. Unzip it in the home folder
    $ unzip typesafe-activator-1.3.7.zip -d /home/mypc/activator-package-1.3.7
  4. Export the path to your .bashrc file (add it in your .bashrcB file)
    export PATH=$PATH:/home/mypc/activator-package-1.3.7
  5. Reopen the Terminal and type activator new on Terminal window, hit enter, and if you see a list of template projects, congrats the installation was a success.