A daemon that powers Appcelerator tooling and makes the impossible possible.

Usage no npm install needed!

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The Appc Daemon (appcd) is a background server that runs on a developer's computer and hosts services. It provides essential components such as configuration, plugins, monitoring, filesystem watching, and much more.

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npm i -g appcd

appcd pm install default

Quick Start

Start the server:

appcd start

Start the server in debug mode:

appcd start --debug

Stop the server:

appcd stop

Query the status of the server:

appcd status

View server log output:

appcd logcat

Invoke a service:

appcd exec /appcd/status

appcd exec /jdk/latest/info

List installed plugins:

appcd pm ls


This project is open source under the Apache Public License v2 and is developed by Axway, Inc and the community. Please read the LICENSE file included in this distribution for more information.