Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
Next revision
Previous revision
Last revision Both sides next revision
gdevelop5:getting_started [2018/07/19 23:02]
4ian
gdevelop5:getting_started [2019/07/17 21:52]
4ian
Line 3: Line 3:
 ## Try GDevelop online or download the desktop version ## Try GDevelop online or download the desktop version
  
-* To get started, you can [try GDevelop online](https://​4ian.github.io/GD).  +* To get started, you can [try GDevelop online](https://​editor.gdevelop-app.com).  
-* To create your own game, save and then publish it, [download the desktop version on GDevelop website](http://compilgames.net).+* To create your own game, save and then publish it, [download the desktop version on GDevelop website](https://gdevelop-app.com).
  
-When you have GDevelop ​downloaded, open and install ​it, then use the GDevelop icon on your desktop to launch it. +When you have downloaded ​GDevelop, open the installer ​and install the software.:
-Once the application is launched you are going to be presented with the start page where you can open an existing project or create a new one+
  
-{{ :​gdevelop5:​start_page.png?nolink |}}+* On Windows machines, after *launching the installer*, use the *GDevelop icon* on your desktop to launch it. You can also *uncompress* the installer file (like a zip file) and put the software in any folder. 
 +* On MacOS, launch the *DMG file*, drag GDevelop into *Applications*,​ and open GDevelop from the Applications folder. 
 +* On Linux, *uncompress* the archive and launch the executable.
  
-==== Open existing project ​====+Once the application is launched, you will be presented with the start page. The start page allows you to open an existing project ​or to create a new project. ​
  
-To open an existing project, select the relevant option on the start page+{{ :​gdevelop5:​start_page.png?nolink |}} 
 +==== Create a new project ====
  
-Next you need to browse your local file system to open a project. GDevelop 5 project files are normally saved as "​game.json"​ file. Find it, and select ​it to open. +To create ​new project select ​the relevant option on the start page.
-{{ :​gdevelop5:​project-file.png?​nolink&​200 |}}+
  
-The icon of this file is depends on whether ​you have any default application installed on your computer ​to edit such file.+A new window will open. It presents a list of options, allowing ​you to choose from templates/​examples or to create a blank project. ​ The examples are showing how to use a particular feature, while templates are more advanced games that you can try, study and modify.
  
-<​note>​By defaultthe locations of the saved game.json files are: +Selecting the blank project includes no assetsevents or scenes - it's an entirely empty game.
-  * Windows: C:/​Users/​YourUserName/​GDevelop Projects, +
-  * macOS and Linux: GDevelop Projects directory in your home folder. +
-</​note>​+
  
-Once you have the project open you should be presented with the editor but we come back to it later, first let see how to create ​new project. ​+{{ :gdevelop5:create-new-project-window.png?nolink |}}
  
-**Note:** GDevelop 4 users, you can [[gdevelop5:getting_started:​open-gdevelop-4-project|learn here how to save your project to open it with GDevelop 5]].+At the bottom of the window, you can select the location where would you like to store your new project. 
 +{{ :gdevelop5:project-default-location.png?​nolink ​|}}
  
-==== Create a new project ====+Once you have selected the default location for your project, click on the name of a starter template or an example to open the game. 
 +==== Re-open an existing ​project ====
  
-To create a new project select the relevant option on the start page.+To re-open an existing ​projectselect the relevant option on the start page. 
  
-In the next window you can choose from templates/​examples or create ​blank project. ​A template is already including some assets ​and events ​to get you started, ​the blank project including nothing so you need to start from scratch. +Next,  browse your local file system to open a project. ​GDevelop 5 project files are normally saved as "​.json"​ files. Find it in the file menu that opens and select it to open the game.
-{{ :​gdevelop5:​create-new-project-window.png?nolink |}}+
  
 +{{ :​gdevelop5:​project-file.png }}
  
-You can select the location where would you like to store your new project ​on the bottom of the window: +The icon for this file depends ​on whether or not you have any default ​application installed on your computer to edit a "​json"​ files.
-{{ :​gdevelop5:​project-default-location.png?nolink |}}+
  
-Once you selected or decided to stick with the default ​locationclick on the name of a starter or an example to open the game.+<​note>​By ​default, the locations ​of the saved game.json files are: 
 +  * Windows: C:/​Users/​YourUserName/​GDevelop Projects, 
 +  * macOS and Linux: GDevelop Projects directory in your home folder. 
 +</​note>​
  
-==== Next stepget started ​with tutorials ====+Once you have the project open,  you will be presented with the Gdevelop editors. Just as you've seen when you created a game for the first time. 
 + 
 +**Note:** GDevelop 4 users, you can [[gdevelop5:​getting_started:open-gdevelop-4-project|learn here how to save your project to open it with GDevelop 5]].
  
-Start by reading **[[gdevelop5:tutorials:​basic-game-making-concepts|the basic concepts to know to use GDevelop]]**.+==== Next stepstart with tutorials ​ ====
  
-It's then recommended to read and follow a [[gdevelop5:​tutorials|tutorial]]!+Continue reading **[[gdevelop5:​tutorials:​basic-game-making-conceptsthe basic concepts to know how to use Gdevelop]]**.
  
 +The tutorials, along with the documentation,​ are the best ways to learn. It is highly recommended that you read and follow a [[gdevelop5:​tutorials|tutorial]]!
 ==== Learn more about GDevelop ==== ==== Learn more about GDevelop ====
  
Line 56: Line 61:
   * [[gdevelop5:​behaviors|]]   * [[gdevelop5:​behaviors|]]
   * [[gdevelop5:​events|]]   * [[gdevelop5:​events|]]
 +  * [[gdevelop5:​all-features|]]
   * [[gdevelop5:​publishing|]]   * [[gdevelop5:​publishing|]]
  
 ==== Examples ==== ==== Examples ====
  
-Be sure to check all examples bundled with GDevelop! They are a good way to learn about the different capabilities of the software.+//Be sure to check all examples bundled with GDevelop! They are a good way to learn about the different capabilities of the software.//