CLI compiler

In addition to compile the apps from the DecSoft App Builder IDE, it's possible to compile the apps by using the DecSoft App Builder CLI (Command Line Interpreter) compiler. This CLI compiler for your apps was included in the product installation for your convenience.

Use the CLI compiler

The DecSoft App Builder installer assistant allows you to include the CLI compiler executable path in your system's PATH environment variable. If you check this option when install the product, then you can call to the CLI Compiler just by using their name:

Call to the "AppBuilderCLI" program without arguments (like above), causes that the CLI compiler show their help to you:

CLI compiler arguments

As you can see in the above capture of the CLI compiler help, there is only one required argument to be passed to the program: the app projet file path. There are two other optional arguments that can be passed:

App Batch file

Use the DecSoft App Builder CLI compiler is quite easy, however, there is an IDE tool that can be used to generates a Batch file for the app, so you only need to execute the created BAT file in order to compile the app using the CLI compiler. You can see how to open this tool in the below animated GIF image: