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Client Installation

Prerequisites

To use nocalhost, please make sure that git, kubectl and helm are installed.

nhctl

The Nocalhost command-line tool: nhctl, allows you to run commands against Nocalhost. You can use nhctl to install application, switch services to DevMode, sync codes, forward ports. See nhctl for full list of sub commands.

Install nhctl on Linux

Install nhctl binary with curl on Linux

  1. Download the latest release with command:
    curl -sL https://git.io/JLsgQ | sh
    
  2. Make the nhctl binary executable.
    chmod +x ./nhctl
    
  3. Move nhctl binary in to your PATH.
    sudo mv ./nhctl /usr/local/bin/nhctl
    
  4. Test you installed.
    nhctl version
    

Install nhctl using package management

If you are on Linux and using Homebrew package manager, nhctl is available for installation.

brew install nocalhost/repo/nocalhost

nhctl version

Install nhctl on macOS

Install nhctl binary with curl on macOS

  1. Download the latest release with command:
    curl -sL https://git.io/JLsgQ | sh
    
  2. Make the nhctl binary executable.
    chmod +x ./nhctl
    
  3. Move nhctl binary in to your PATH.
    sudo mv ./nhctl /usr/local/bin/nhctl
    
  4. Test you installed.
    nhctl version
    

Install nhctl with Homebrew on macOS

  1. Run the installation command
    brew install nocalhost/repo/nocalhost
    
  2. Test you installed
    nhctl version
    

Install nhctl on Windows

Install nhctl with installer

  1. Download the installer file from this link.
  2. Use the installer to install nhctl, kubectl and helm. It will automatically add the installation directory to your PATH.
  3. Open the CMD or PowerShell, test you installed.
    nhctl version
    

Install nhctl binary on Windows

  1. Download the latest release from this link.
    Or if you have curl installed, use this command:
    curl -L "https://github.com/nocalhost/nocalhost/releases/latest/download/nhctl-windows-amd64.exe" -o nhctl.exe
    
  2. Add nhctl binary in to your PATH.
  3. Test you installed.
    nhctl version
    

You will see:

nhctl: Nocalhost CLI
    Version: v0.0.5
    Git commit: 605cbf149a4b4d8983111b8984111365a5f54192
    Built: Sat Dec 12 13:29:03 2020
    OS/Arch: linux/amd64
    Go version: go1.14.4

Install Nocalhost VScode Plugin

The Nocalhost VScode Plugin allows you to use Nocalhost on VSCode Editor. You can install application, open DevSpace, start DevMode in VSCode conveniently.

Install Nocalhost VScode Plugin on VScode Marketplace

Follow this link: https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=nocalhost.nocalhost

Or Install Nocalhost VScode Plugin on VScode Editor

  1. Open the VScode Editor, and click left bar "Extensions" icon.
  2. Type "nocalhost" in the search input box.
  3. Select the "nocalhost-vscode-plugin", and the click install button to install.

Install Nocalhost IntelliJ Plugin

Follow this link: https://plugins.jetbrains.com/plugin/16058-nocalhost.

  • Using Jetbrains IDE built-in plugin system on Windows:

    • File > Settings > Plugins > Browse repositories... > Search for "nocalhost" > Install Plugin
  • Using Jetbrains IDE built-in plugin system on MacOs:

    • Preferences > Settings > Plugins > Browse repositories... > Search for "nocalhost" > Install Plugin

  • Manually:
    • Download the latest release and install it manually using Preferences > Plugins > Install plugin from disk...