Joyent’s sevice and its API look to be an exciting option to host Node.js projects. Jeremy Johnstone brings that API to your CLI with his wrapper. can be installed via npm:

npm install

Next, configure your API credentials:

$ config --api pengwynn S3CR3T
New config options for API have been saved!

Setting up a new instance requires an invite, or coupon. You can check if you’ve got any available with the coupons command.

$ coupons
You have no available coupons! Try requesting one maybe?

D’oh, no soup for us. Let’s request one, maybe we’ll get lucky:

$ coupons --request
You have already requested a coupon.

I got this message because I had already requested one by showing the API some love, literally:

$ curl -k -u pengwynn:S3CR3T♥ -X POST

Oh well, if someone at Joyent is reading this, I’d love a coupon.


Thanks so much to konobi for hooking me up!

[Source on GitHub] [Joyent’s]

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