Making my first custom app


I am trying to make my first custom app to run in flytsim using the link:

But while following the steps for building the file:(Using Cmake … command)
I get this error:

CMake Error at CMakeLists.txt:9 (find_package):
By not providing “Findcatkin.cmake” in CMAKE_MODULE_PATH this project has
asked CMake to find a package configuration file provided by “catkin”, but
CMake did not find one.

Could not find a package configuration file provided by “catkin” with any
of the following names:


Add the installation prefix of “catkin” to CMAKE_PREFIX_PATH or set
“catkin_DIR” to a directory containing one of the above files. If “catkin”
provides a separate development package or SDK, be sure it has been

– Configuring incomplete, errors occurred!
See also “/home/flytbase/Desktop/onboard_apps/my_first_cpp_app/build/CMakeFiles/CMakeOutput.log”.


Duplicate of CPP api error during Cmake .. command