Before we embark on this exciting journey of app creation with Freddy Copilot, let's ensure you're well-prepared. From setting up your development environment and installing necessary tools to having a solid understanding of Freshworks app development basics, we'll make sure you have a strong foundation. Whether you're a seasoned developer or just starting your journey, these prerequisites will ensure a smooth and productive experience as you harness the power of Freddy Copilot for Developers to bring your app ideas to life.

In this section, lets try to understand what tools and accounts you need to get started with Freshworks App development using Freddy Copilot for Developers.

To kick things off, you would first need

  1. An active Freshworks Developer Account
  2. An active Freshworks Product Account such as Freshdesk, Freshservice or other
  3. Node v18.20.0 or higher
  4. FDK 9.0.9 or higher
  5. An active API Key for Freddy Copilot for Developers created as part of beta program from your developer profile.

If you haven't signed up already, sign up to our Beta program by clicking here and navigate to your developer profile to get the Freddy API key

If you do not have these items already, use the below links to get the necessary prerequisites

Freddy Copilot for Developers Setup Guide

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Visual Studio Code Setup


Skip this step if you already have Visual Studio Code 1.74.1 or higher installed.

  1. Download Visual Studio Code installer from here as per your workspace environment.
  2. Follow the installation steps as per your workspace environment
    1. For MacOS
    2. For Windows
    3. For Linux