CLI Commands

Below is a list of available CLI commands. You can always get the most current list of commands using the CLI. Just run:

# See all commands
$ 8base --help

# Detail specific command
$ 8base [COMMAND_NAME] --help

Commands

When running CLI commands, certain option flags are always available. Currently, they are:

OPTIONS:

  • --debug, -d Turn on debug logs
  • --help, -h Show help descriptions
deploy

Deploys project in current directory to 8base using 8base.yml config file. To use this command, you must be in the root directory of your 8base project.

$ 8base deploy [OPTIONS]

OPTIONS:

  • --debug, -d Turn on debug logs [boolean]
  • --help, -h Show help [boolean]
  • --plugins, -p The list of plugins to deploy [array]
  • --functions, -f The list of functions to deploy [array]
  • --mode, -m The deploy mode [string][choices: "FULL", "ONLY_PLUGINS", "ONLY_PROJECT", "FUNCTIONS"] [default: "ONLY_PROJECT"]
describe

Describes your 8base project’s functions and their types through 8base.yml file, as well as retrieve your workspace endpoint.

$ 8base describe [OPTIONS]
init

Initializes a new project with suggested directory structure, example custom functions, and allows the user to select and existing 8base workspace or create a new one.

$ 8base init [PROJECT_NAME]

OPTIONS:

  • --functions, -f List of functions - type: array, default: 'resolver:resolver', 'task:task', 'webhook:webhook', 'trigger:trigger']
  • --empty, -e Skip examples - type: boolean, default: false
  • --mocks, -x Included mocks dir and files - type:boolean, default: true
  • --syntax, -s Syntax for the generated file - type: string, default: 'ts', allowed: 'js', 'ts'
  • --silent Disable printing extra info to the console - type: boolean, default: false
generate

Generate projects, functions, and some client side resources

$ 8base generate [RESOURCE_NAME] [OPTIONS]

Generators deserve a section of their own! Check it out here.

invoke

Invokes a custom function in the production workspace.

$ 8base invoke [FUNCTION NAME] [OPTIONS]

OPTIONS:

  • --data-json, -j Input JSON - type: string
  • --data-path, -p Path to input - type: path
  • --mock, -m Name of the mock file - type: string
invoke-local

Invokes the custom function in the local development workspace.

$ 8base invoke-local [FUNCTION NAME] [OPTIONS]

OPTIONS:

  • --data-json, -j Input JSON - type: string
  • --data-path, -p Path to input - type: path
  • --mock, -m Name of the mock file - type: string
login

Authenticates the command line user by letting them log into an 8base account.

$ 8base login [OPTIONS]

OPTIONS:

  • -e, --email User email - type: string
  • -p, --password User password - type: string
  • -t, --token An 8base API token (intended from use when Authenticate CI/CD scripts) - type: string

EXAMPLES:

  • 8base login
  • 8base login -e my@email.com -p S3cretP@ssw0rd
  • 8base login -t <8BASE_API_TOKEN>
logout

Clears local login credentials and invalidates API session.

$ 8base logout
logs

View a specific functions production logs.

$ 8base logs [FUNCTION NAME] [OPTIONS]

OPTIONS:

  • -n, --num Number of lines to display - type: sting, default: 10, max: 100
  • -t, --tail Continually stream logs - type: boolean
package

Package 8base application without deploying it.

$ 8base package [OPTIONS]
version

Output 8base CLI version.

$ 8base version
configure

When run in a directory containing an 8base.yml file, this command generates a .workspace.json file that maps the local project to a selected workspace.

$ 8base configure [OPTIONS]

OPTIONS:

  • -w, --workspace set current workspace
export

Export current - or specified - workspace data schema to a local file

$ 8base export [OPTIONS]

OPTIONS:

  • -f, --file Destination file
  • -w, --workspace Custom workspace id
import

Import 8base schema file and data to the current - or specified - workspace.

8base import OPTIONS

OPTIONS:

  • -f, --file Path to file with schema - type: string, required: true
  • --schema Import schema only - type: boolean, default: true
  • --data Import data only - type: boolean, default: true
  • -w, --workspace Specify workspace id - type: string

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