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Note: The canary branch is under heavy development – the stable release branch is master.


To install the latest version of Now CLI, visit or run this command:

npm i -g now

To quickly start a new project, run the following commands:

now init        # Pick an example project to clone
cd <PROJECT>    # Change directory to the newly created project
now dev         # Run locally during development
now             # Deploy to the cloud


For details on how to use Now CLI, check out our documentation.

Caught a Bug?

  1. Fork this repository to your own GitHub account and then clone it to your local device
  2. Install dependencies with yarn install
  3. Compile the code: yarn build
  4. Link the package to the global module directory: yarn link
  5. You can now start using now anywhere inside the command line

As always, you should use yarn test to run the tests and see if your changes have broken anything.

How to Create a Release

If you have write access to this repository, you can read more about how to publish a release here.

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