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powder manages pow


gem install powder


$ powder
=> Link the current dir_name to ~/.pow/dir-name
# if the dir_name has underscores in, powder changes them to hyphens

$ powder link bacon
=> Link the current dir to ~/.pow/bacon
# If the current directory doesn't look like an app that can be powed
# by pow it will offer to download a basic for Rails 2

$ powder list
=> List all the current apps linked in ~/.pow
# aliased as powder -l

$ powder restart 
=> Restart the current app
# aliased as powder -r

$ powder remove
=> Unlink current_dir

$ powder remove bacon
=> Unlink bacon

$ powder open
=> Opens the pow link in a browser
# aliased as powder -o

$ powder open bacon
=> Opens in a browser
# if you have set up alternative top level domains in .powconfig,
# then the first listed domain will be opened.

$ powder log
=> Tails the pow log.
# Not the application log, but the pow log, available at
# ~/Library/Logs/Pow/apps/app-name

$ powder version
=> Returns the current powder version
# aliased as powder -v

$ powder install
=> Installs pow server 
# (I know, "curl | sh" isn't hard, but this is _even_ easier)

$ powder uninstall
=> Uninstalls pow server


Built by rodreegez and philnash.

With contributions from


Copyright (c) 2011 Adam Rogers and Phil Nash. See LICENSE for details.