ActiveState CLI (State Tool)

The ActiveState State Tool is a command-line interface (CLI) tool that is designed to make it easier for developers to manage and deploy their programming language environments. With the State Tool developers can create, share, and manage language-specific runtime environments and packages across a variety of supported languages.

The ActiveState State Tool Documentation provides a comprehensive guide to using the State Tool, including links to installation instructions, usage examples, and troubleshooting tips.


The installation section of the documentation provides step-by-step instructions for installing the State Tool on Windows, macOS, and Linux. This section covers the installation requirements, installation/uninstallation methods, and verification of the installation.

Getting Started

This section covers the basic concepts and terminology used by the State Tool, as well as instructions for creating and activating language-specific runtime environments. This section covers the following topics:


The Command Reference, Configuration Reference, and Environment Variable sections of the documentation provide a detailed reference guide to the State Tool command-line interface. These sections include a comprehensive list of State Tool commands, options, arguments, and examples of how to use them.


The State Tool Troubleshooting section covers common questions related to installation/uninstallation, configuration and integration problems, and command execution.