How to start a new Angular 16 Project in few easy steps

6 min readJul 25, 2023

In order to successfully create and run an Angular 16 project locally the following three software must be installed on your machine.

  • VScode [Link]
    Visual Studio Code is a source-code editor developed by Microsoft for Windows, Linux and macOS. It includes support for debugging, embedded Git control and GitHub, syntax highlighting, intelligent code completion, snippets, and code refactoring.
  • Node [Link]
    Node.js is an open-source, cross-platform, JavaScript runtime environment that executes JavaScript code outside of a browser.
  • npm [Link]
    npm is the world’s largest software registry. Open source developers from every continent use npm to share and borrow packages, and many organizations use npm to manage private development as well.

1 — Install Software

1.1 — Install Visual Studio Code

In order to write code we must use an IDE and Microsoft has developed an open source and cross platform IDE that can be ran from anywhere regardless of which operating system you are using.

To install the IDE visit and download the installation that best suit your case. Make sure to pick the stable version.

Visual Studio Code Download Page

Once the software is downloaded to your local machine, run the package and follow the instructions to complete the installation.

1.2 — Install Node and npm

Angular version 16 requires Node.js to be installed. I recommend that you download the latest version from

I recommend that you chose the current version which will contain the latest features (if you are doing this for an enterprise project I recommend that you chose the Long Term Support package) when downloading the package.

Nodejs Download page

Once the installation file is downloaded to your local machine, execute the installation and follow the steps. This package will also include and install npm.

Once the installation is complete you should be on your way to be able to start…