Installing Appium is as easy as running a single NPM command:
This command installs Appium globally on your system so that you can access it from the command
line simply by running the
appium command. Go ahead and run it now:
You should see some output that starts with a line like this:
That's it! If you get this kind of output, the Appium server is up and running. Go ahead and quit it (CTRL-C) and move on to the next step, where we'll install a driver for automating Android apps.