IBM Cloud Developer Tools
This repo provides support for the IBM Cloud Developer Tools (IDT) CLI environment. The IDT tools currently consists of the IBM Cloud CLI (bx) 'dev' and other plugins, as well as extensions to multiple IDEs.
These tools work for the following environments:
IDT MacOS & Linux Installation
The following command will install the IBM Cloud Developer Tools in a single invocation. Open up a terminal and run the following command:
$ curl -sL http://ibm.biz/idt-installer | bash
Once complete, there will be three shortcuts defined to access the IBM Cloud Developer Tools:
idt: Main command line tool. Shorthand for 'bx dev' command
idt update: Update your IBM Cloud Developer Tools to the latest versions
idt uninstall: Uninstall the IBM Cloud Developer Tools
Access the platform-specific readme for additional details.
IDT Windows Installation
To install the IBM Cloud Developer Tools CLI on Windows 10 or newer:
- Open Windows PowerShell by right-clicking and select "Run as Administrator".
- Run this command:
Set-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted; iex(New-Object Net.WebClient).DownloadString('http://ibm.biz/idt-win-installer')
Access the Windows-specific readme for additional details.
3rd Party IDE Extensions
The following IDE extensions are available to enable access to IDT CLI directly from within the IDE.
- Visual Studio Code editor - IBM Developer Tools extension
- Jetbrains based IDEs (IntelliJ, WebStorm, Android Studio, etc) - External Tools Settings
Notice: These extensions are provided "as-is". IBM does not explicitly endorse, nor support these 3rd party products. Although we will attempt to answer questions through our Slack channel, because we want you to succeed and be happy.
We can be reached in the following ways. We encourage and welcome all feedback and suggestions