This quick start is for intermediate or advanced developers who want to get up and running right away.
On Linux or macOS:
sh <(curl -q https://platform.activestate.com/dl/cli/install.sh)
Run the following as Administrator in PowerShell:
Start the command prompt (
cmd.exe) to use the State Tool.
If you don’t have a Platform account yet, you need to sign up:
state auth signup
Enter the requested information at the prompt to register your account. You will receive an email to verify your account. You have limited permissions to the Platform before you verify it. After registering your account you can sign in.
If you already have an ActiveState Platform account, or you just created an account you need to sign in:
Enter your username and password for the Platform at the prompts.
state init <username_or_org_name>/<project_name> language@version
state init jsmith/python-3-6 email@example.com
Linux and macOS:
state packages add firstname.lastname@example.org state packages add pandas
For Python projects, if you have a
requirements.txt file, you can alternatively import all your packages using the file.
state packages import --file requirements.txt
For Perl projects, if you have a
META.json file, you can import all your packages using the file.
state packages import --file cpanfile
state packages import --file META.json
To learn more about the State Tool commands, run
state --help in the terminal.
For help on individual commands, run
state COMMAND --help. For example,
state packages --help.
For more information on the State Tool and the available commands see the State Tool section of the docs.