Introduction

The Intel® XDK provides a comprehensive cross-platform development environment for developing and building hybrid HTML5 mobile and web apps. In addition to the Intel XDK classic edition, an Internet of Things (IoT) Edition supports embedded (IoT with node.JS) projects.

Intel® XDK Overview  

The tabs in the Intel® XDK development environment provide access to a set of tools that help you develop, debug, test and deploy your HTML5 apps. This short overview summarizes the tabs and tools available.

Quick Links to API Docs and Developer Tools 

This topic provides quick access to detailed device API and developer tools documentation.

Intel XDK Release Notes  

For each release, release notes provide an up-to-date summary of new features, issues addressed, and known issues.

Introducing Intel XDK Development Tools 

The Intel XDK consists of a set of development tools to help you develop/code, debug, test and build hybrid HTML5 apps for multiple target platforms. This topic summarizes the main Intel XDK features.

Get Started Video  

This short video shows you the Intel XDK GUI and how you can get started using it.

Get Started Tutorial  

This short tutorial and its demo app help you get started with the Intel XDK by walking you through a typical end-to-end workflow you can ultimately apply to your own app development process.

Typical Next Step: Projects  

Use the Intel XDK Projects tab to choose the active project, create and manage projects, import app files as a project and check Cordova plug-ins and other app settings.

See Also

  • Crosswalk Overview  
    Crosswalk* is an HTML5 application runtime based on a variety of open source projects. The Intel XDK includes the Crosswalk runtime as a supported target of its cloud-based build service.
  • Intel XDK IoT Edition  
    Use the Intel Development Kit for IoT (IoTDK) to create and test applications for Intel IoT platforms, such as the Intel® Galileo and Edison maker boards.
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