Comp 110 Mac OSX

Chrome Web Browser

Your projects in this course will run in a web browser. While most web browsers should work, we only support and test in the Google Chrome web browser. Install it by following the instructions below. We suggest making it your computer's default web browser.

1. Follow this link: https://www.google.com/chrome/...
2. Select "Download Chrome"
3. Accept the Agreement
4. Open the installer and follow it through completion

node.js - JavaScript Runtime

1. Follow this link: https://nodejs.org/en/download...
2. Select the "Macintosh Installer" under the LTS tab.
3. After the download completes, open the installer.
4. Follow the installation instructions using the default settings to completion.

git and bash - Developer Tools

Now, let's get git and bash installed.

1. Follow this link: https://git-scm.com/downloads
2. Select "Mac OS X" 


3. After the download completes, open it. Depending on your system settings you may see the following error when you attempt to open.

If so, press ok and then right click again on the download. Click "Open" in the subsequent menu as shown below.

Then click "Open" once again and installation should proceed as normal.


4. Follow the installation instructions using the default settings to completion.

Visual Studio Code - Programming Text Editor

We will write our programs' code in the editor Visual Studio Code (VSCode) this semester.

1. Follow this link: https://code.visualstudio.com/...
2. Download the Mac zip file


3. Open and extract the VSCode application from the zip file
4. Drag the VSCode application to your Applications folder

Restart your computer once all software has been installed.