ADMB Quick Start MacOS

Released March 7, 2021

Describe downloading, installing and using ADMBTerminal from binary release for MacOS.

Alternative — To install from zip file, read QuickStartMacOSZip.

PrerequisiteApple Developer Tools (XCode) must be installed with the command line tools. To install or update command line tools, use the command below in the MacOS Terminal, then click Install button in the window.

[~]$ xcode-select --install

Quick Start

  1. Download

    Download admb-12.3-macos.dmg.

  2. Install

    Double click downloaded dmg file.

    In the mounted disk image, move ADMBTerminal into the /Applications folder or preferred folder.

    Note — To allow ADMBTerminal to open in MacOS, open Security & Privacy in the System Preferences, then click Open Anyway for the ADMBTerminal.

  3. Use ADMB

    Drag examples folder from mounted disk image to home directory.

    Double click ADMBTerminal from /Applications.

    In the ADMBTerminal, follow the step below:

    Change to the simple example directory.

    [~]% cd examples/admb/simple

    Build simple example.

    [~/examples/admb/simple/]% admb simple

    Run simple example.

    [~/examples/admb/simple/]% ./simple

    Read manuals for more information.


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