box. For Windows users, this will be an
exefile. For unix-based users, it will be an executable binary. The With JRE Included version will have a
jrefolder. You can move
box.exe, but keep the
jrefolder in the same relative location as the executable so it can be found.
CommandBox>prompt is what we call the interactive shell. Type
exitto close the window or be returned to your OS's native shell.
boxexecutable. If you prefer to stay in your OS's native shell, then just place the
boxfile in your system path and add it before any CommandBox commands like so:
help. Type it after a command, or even a partial command to get context-specific assistance. Check out the help for the
versioncommand and then run it to see what you get.
replcommand to be dropped into the REPL prompt.
quitto exit the REPL. How does it feel to master CFML from the command line?
forgebox searchcommand: Hint, try pressing
tabwhile typing a command for auto-completion.
start. It really couldn't be any simpler.
stopcommand. It will save all of its settings for the next time you start it. Feel free to delete the playground directory at any time. It won't break a thing.
snakegame is a good way to cure boredom. These should give you some ideas of how you can contribute.