Every great app ever deployed began as a single line of code, and with a long road ahead of us, we should start, as they say, at the beginning.
We will be using Vue CLI 3 in this book to set up our project structure. Vue CLI is an amazing tool to quickly scaffold Vue applications. Vue CLI was born to be the go-to tool for scaffolding applications. Even though there are other amazing solutions, such as Nuxt, knowing the basics of Vue CLI will get you going with most projects. If you haven't used it before, don't worry: we will dive into the setup step by step together.
In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:
- Installing Vue CLI onto our computer
- Creating our new project
- A quick look at the project structure