How to Install and Set up Ember.js 3.11 on Ubuntu 19.04


Ember.js is a JavaScript framework and it is used for web application development. It is open-source and so anybody can take part in the develop and modify the source code according to their requirement. It provides a complete solution for building client-side JavaScript applications and it is highly recommended for the management of data and application flow.

Initially, Ember.js was known as SproutCore MVC framework. It is created by Yehuda Katz and it was released on December 2011. The latest release is Ember.js 3.11.

The benefits of choosing Ember.js

There are several benefits of using Ember.js such as its open-source nature having the flexibility of getting it for free without paying any cost and modifying the source code according to the requirement of the project and the customer.

Ember provides binding syntax by using HTMLBars template engine and HTMLBars template engine is a master set of Handlebars templating engine. The rendering speed is increased by using glimmer rendering engine.

Ember also provides a command-line interface facility which helps in integrating the patterns during the development process and due to this, the developer is able to focus more on the development process only. One of the best features of ember.js is that is able to bind two separate properties and when one of the properties changes the other property is also changed accordingly.

The most prominent features of Ember.js

Ember.js Is widely used for creating maintainable and reusable JavaScript-based web applications. It has CSS and HTML at the center of its model of development and it also provides the instance initializers.

The core features of Ember.js of all the rounds and they are used for managing the URLs in Ember.js. The debugging process is done by using ember Inspector tool.

One of the most distinguishing features of Ember.js is that the model is automatically updated if the content of the applications is changed by the developer or the designer. Some other features are also listed down.

  • The code can be organized into modules.
  • Developers can join existing Ember projects much faster because it is an opinionated framework
  • Nested UIs
  • Steps for installing the framework.

Who is using Ember.js?

Even though a framework or library is great, we still search on Google that who is using that technology. If some giant companies using it, our trust with that technology become much stronger.

We can see a list of some famous companies using Ember.js from their official page. Some giants in the list are,

  • Microsoft
  • LinkedIn
  • TED
  • Netflix
  • Heroku
  • Bustle
  • Square
  • etc.


Setting Up Ember.js on our Windows system is a very easy process and it can be done by following the steps. Each step is provided with the description which will help us in installing Ember.js in our system without any ambiguity or confusion.

1. Install Nodejs

In this tutorial, we are going to install Ember.js using the Node Package Manager(NPM). So first, we need to install Nodejs on our system.NPM will be installed with Nodejs itself.

So, the latest version of Node.js can be installed on our system using the commands below. Currently, 12.4.0 is the latest version of Nodejs.

curl -sL | sudo -E bash - sudo apt-get install -y nodejs

2. Update NPM(Optional)

Node Package Manager(NPM) will be installed with the Nodejs itself. But if we can update it to the latest version using the below command.

sudo npm install npm@latest -g

3.Install Ember CLI

Ember CLI helps us to create projects, generate application and library code, and perform a variety of ongoing development tasks such as testing, bundling, and deployment.

It can simply be installed using NPM. So install the Ember CLI with the below command.

npm install -g ember-cli

4.Creating new application

So Ember CLI is installed on our system and now we can create our first Ember.js application.

ember new my-app

This will create an Ember.js project with the name my-app.

5 Running the app

Now, the app we created can be run from our system using “ember serve” command.

cd my-app
ember serve

Now enter the below URL from our browser


We can see an Ember welcome page and it is the Ember.js app we have created.

Have a nice code !

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