What is Polymer?
Polymer is a web component library that brings Material design into the web.
It is built on top of new web platform primitives called
Web Components and
What are Web Components?
Web Components are the new set of web platform features that enable developers to build applications in a declarative, composable way.
What are Custom Elements?
Custom Elements enable developers to create their own custom HTML tags, let them use those tags in their sites and apps, and enable easier component resuse.
- Chrome Dev Editor
- Node.js(bower needs node package manager)
Chrome Dev Editor
CDE runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome OS.
CDE supports Git, Polymer, and Mobile development.
CDE uses Ace as its code editor, which is a full fledged code-editor with syntax-highlighting for over 100 languages.
Customizable theme appearance.
Install Chrome Dev Editor
Install Chrome Dev Editor from Chrome webstore
Download Node.js from official site and install it.
After installing node, run this command on your terminal or command prompt.
npm install -g bower
Creating the project
Launch the Chrome Dev Editor from Chrome app launcher. Initially you will be asked to choose a workspace folder, where all project files will be stored.
Whoa, your project is almost ready, wait you need to add polymer elements into to your project. Open your project directory on your terminal / command prompt and run