AeroGear Developer Tools Guide

This article shows suggestions of common tools that the AeroGear team uses for the development of HTML5 + REST Mobile Apps, Hybrid Apps, and Native Client Apps.

note: this guide will assume you plan to use JBoss AS 7 as your backend.( Get It Here )

Getting Started

To get started the following are highly recommended

Lets Start Coding

To start coding and create your new awesome app, you’ll need an editor.

Full Fledged IDE’s

Text Editors


The Full Fledged IDE’s all have good debbugers for compiled code, but for JavaScript(mobile web) there are options:

However, debugging a remote Web App gets a little tricky.


As stated by this guide, communication is key. Here are some IRC programs:



Sublime Text 2 Packages

according to :

Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose.
You'll love the slick user interface, extraordinary features and amazing performance.

Here are some packages that will help the development process:

  • SublimeLinter

  • TrailingSpaces

  • Markdown Preview

The easiest way to install packages is through the package manager.


Helpful utility packages: