synchro is a command-line tool for installing and managing your Synchro Node servers and applications.

Synchro Quick Start

Install the Command Line Interface (CLI)

npm install synchro -g


Use the –help command to get basic comand help:

synchro --help

Creating a Synchro server on your machine

Create a new directory and switch to it, then run:

synchro init

This will install the Synchro server application and use npm to install all required packages.

Creating your first Synchro App

Once Synchro has been initialized, you can create your first Synchro app by doing:

synchro new hello-world

Running the Synchro server

You can start the server to play with your new app by doing:

node app.js

Or if you prefer:

npm start


Note: Use the -h option to get detailed help on an individual command. For example:

synchro new -h

synchro add

Add an app whose container exists in the module store to the current configuration

synchro delete

Remove the app from the current config (if installed there) and remove the container from the module store (whethere or not the app was installed in the current config).

synchro init

Download, install, and configure a Synchro server in the current working directory.

synchro install

Retreive a remote Synchro application and install it in the current configuration and module store. Not implemented yet!

synchro ls

List installed apps.

synchro new

Create a new application in the module store and add it to the current configuration.

synchro remove

Remove an app from the current config without removing its container from the module store.

synchro syncdeps

Ensure that the dependencies of a specified Synchro app are installed on the local server. Not implemented yet!

synchro update

Update a Synchro server in the current working directory to the most current version.

synchro userpass

Sets/clears a username/password combination in the current configuration, where such username/password is used by the default Synchro Studio auth. Username and hash of password are written under STUDIO_USERS in current config.