The easiest, but slowest, way to install ASP.NET 5 is through Visual Studio 2015.
Alternatively, you can install the command line tools by following the instructions below. These are instructions are for the beta 3 versions of the tools as posted on ASP.NET 5 on GitHub. Beginning with beta 4 these will be obsolete.
Visual Studio 2015
Go here download a free copy of Visual Studio 2015 CTP.
Command Line Tools
These instructions are found in more complete form on the ASP.NET 5 Home GitHub repository.
Execute the following in Command Prompt (cmd.exe)
You must have >= Mono 3.6.0 installed.
If you have brew, the following will the correct version of Mono and the KVM. Execute these in the Terminal.
You must have Mono 3.4.1 or greater installed. Execute these on the command line.
K, KRE, KVM, and KLR were all placeholder names. They have all been renamed in beta 4, but are stable as of March 14, 2015. ■