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Hello world ‚Äč

Let's start by creating a simple script that lists files in the current directory.

When run, this script will run "ls" (or "dir" on windows)

helloworld.gif

First, find the API folder under the Pinokio file system. The folder structure will look something like this:

~/pinokio
  /api
  /bin

To create a project folder, go into ~/pinokio/api and create a new folder named helloworld

mkdir helloworld

The resulting folder structure will be:

~/pinokio
  /api
    /helloworld
  /bin

Now create a script file named index.json inside the ~/pinokio/api/helloworld folder:

json
{
  "run": [{
    "method": "shell.run",
    "params": {
      "message": "ls"
    }
  }]
}

Or, if you're on Windows, use dir instead:

json
{
  "run": [{
    "method": "shell.run",
    "params": {
      "message": "dir"
    }
  }]
}

The folder structure would look something like this:

~/pinokio
  /api
    /helloworld
      index.json
  /bin

Now open Pinokio and you will see the helloworld folder on the home page.

  1. Go to the helloworld/index.json page
  2. Click the Run button at the top.
  3. You will see the command being executed and the web terminal display the result.