The Quip Apps platform enables developers to extend the Quip document canvas with interactive, custom components. The goal of the platform is to expand the scope and capabilities of Quip's living documents.
- Getting Started - Learn how to create an app.
- API Reference - Explore the nuts and bolts of the API.
- Example Apps - Browse open-source code.
You can interact with the Live Apps developer platform via our command line too,
quip-cli. To get started, make sure you have a modern (e.g. v10+) version of node.js, then run:
npm install -g quip-cli
You will also want to log in to quip before interacting with the platform:
Once you're logged in, you can create your first app using:
This will launch an interactive prompt which will ask you some questions about your application, then it will do the following:
- Create a new application in the dev console
- Create an app directory in the current working directory based on the name provided.
- Upload an initial bundle to Quip
init completes, you should be able to at-mention the app in a document, and point it at your development environment: