Introducing Monterey – Aurelia applications development tool

Today, we are ready to share a brand new approach to Aurelia applications development: instead of creating yet another IDE,  Aurelia Tools team’s approach was to “integrate all development tools, including various IDEs, CLI tools, File managers, Developer’s editors, Module loader managers into a single top level “command center” application. We named this application Monterey, hoping that will instill the same bliss as a visit to Monterey’s Fisherman Wharf did so many time to one our our members (Adriatic). At the moment, this name is just a code name and you will be given the chance to chose the real, meaningful name.

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A lot more abstract definition of Monterey is used in the README.md file from the Monterey GitHub repository:

Monterey is an extensible application that provides a graphical user interface for a collection of tools to simplify the creation, configuration and maintenance of Aurelia applications.

A few other relevant facts:

  • Monterey is written in Aurelia and “packaged” as Electron based desktop application
  • Monterey is available as the “alpha” preview as both Windows and OSX application – get it from here.
  • The Monterey User manual is quite informative, with lots of examples of how to use Monterey.
  • We had very little testing done on the Linux platform, so we would like to hear how you experience using Monterey on Linux

Very important: please stay in touch with Aurelia Tools team – as this tool can only be as good as the sum of all ideas we hope to get from the Aurelia Community. So, please respond to this survey below; as Monterey grows, we will be able to offer other, more specific surveys, allowing you to directly influence what will this tool be.

Installing Monterey
Monterey can be installed on three different platforms: Windows, Mac and Linux. These installers can be downloaded by clicking on the tiles below:

  

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