PROS is the only open source development environment for the VEX EDR Platform.
This project provides all of the project management related tasks for PROS. It is currently responsible for:
- Downloading kernel templates
- Creating, upgrading projects
- Uploading binaries to VEX Microcontrollers
This project is built in Python 3.6, and executables are built on cx_Freeze.
Installing for development
PROS CLI can be installed directly from source with the following prerequisites:
- Python 3.5
- PIP (default in Python 3.6)
- Setuptools (default in Python 3.6)
Clone this repository, then run
pip install -e <dir>. Pip will install all the dependencies necessary.
About this project
Here's a quick breakdown of the packages involved in this project:
pros.cli: responsible for parsing arguments and running requested command
pros.common.ui: provides user interface functions used throughout the PROS CLI (such as logging facilities, machine-readable output)
pros.conductor: provides all project management related tasks
pros.conductor.depots: logic for downloading templates
pros.conductor.templates: logic for maintaining information about a template
pros.config: provides base classes for configuration files in PROS (and also the global cli.pros config file)
pros.jinx: JINX parsing and server
pros.serial: package for all serial communication with VEX Microcontrollers
pros.upgrade: package for upgrading the PROS CLI, including downloading and executing installation sequence
See https://pros.cs.purdue.edu/v5/cli for end user documentation and developer notes.