This page provides instructions for installing Caplin CLI, the Caplin Trader 5 command-line interface.
Use Caplin CLI to create a development workspace and to create scaffolding for new applications and components.
Caplin CLI has the following requirements:
Caplin Trader's build stack requires Node.js 7 64-bit or higher.
Caplin Trader 5 is not yet compatible with npm 5, which is distributed with Node.js 8. If you are using Node.js 8, downgrade your version of npm to 4.
For Windows 10 developer machines, we recommend a minimum of 4GB of RAM.
Caplin Trader's build stack requires Internet access to the following domains:
- The npm registry (registry.npmjs.org)
- GitHub (github.com)
To install Caplin CLI, run the command below:
npm install -g caplin-cli
To upgrade an existing installation of Caplin CLI, run the command below:
npm update -g caplin-cli