NativeScript Core

NativeScript UI Components Getting Started

The following article assumes that you already have the latest version of NativeScript and have created a NativeScript application.


  • Open a console window and go to the root directory of your NativeScript application.
  • Install the package that contains the component that you want to use by typing nativescript command that adds a plugin. For example, if you want to use the chart, type
$ tns plugin add nativescript-ui-chart
  • Then import/require the installed component in your app
import * as chartModule from "nativescript-ui-chart";
var chartModule = require("nativescript-ui-chart");