NEST Desktop is written in HTML5 but compiled by Angular, a web framework written in TypeScript. For Angular you need to install nodeJS (+ yarn).
I have prepared Singularity recipe that build an environment with required packages for the develompment. You can find the definition file in singularity/nest-desktop-dev.def for building Singularity container.
- Python 3.4 or higher
- NEST Server, NEST Simulator (Test app)
- nodeJS, npm, yarn (Build app)
- setuptools, wheel, twine (for PyPI)
- sphinx, sphinx rth theme (for Readthedocs)
The source code of NEST desktop is hosted at
Clone NEST Desktop from the github repository:
git clone https://github.com/babsey/nest-desktop
Environment for development
The definition file
contains an adequate environment to develop and build NEST Desktop.
Build a singularity image:
singularity build nest-desktop-dev.sif nest-desktop/singularity/nest-desktop-dev.def
Go to shell of singularity container:
singularity shell nest-desktop-dev.sif