Alex Patterson


3.3 - Tea CLI

3.3 - Tea CLI

We chat with Max Howell about how he got started into OSS, why he helped to build Homebrew, and what he is building now with the Tea CLI.

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Alex Patterson
·Feb 22, 2023·

2 min read


Podcast Questions

  1. Can you tell us more about yourself?
  2. How did you become a developer, what was it like working at Apple?
  3. Are you still maintaining brew in anyway?
  4. How does a unified packaging infrastructure differ from a package manager?
  5. What type of developer would use for their stack?
  6. White paper on Tea


Are you tired of constantly switching between multiple tools to manage your projects, packages, and configurations? Do you wish there was a single, unified tool that could handle all of your development needs? Look no further than Tea CLI from

Tea CLI is a powerful command-line interface that helps developers manage all aspects of their projects. From creating a new project to deploying it, Tea CLI has got you covered. Let's take a closer look at some of the key features of Tea CLI and how to use them with Bash commands.

To get started with Tea CLI, you'll first need to install it on your system. Here's how you can do that using Bash:

curl -sL | bash

Once you have Tea CLI installed, you can create a new project using the create command. This command will generate a new project template with all the necessary files and dependencies.

tea create my-project

Tea CLI also comes with a built-in package manager called teapm. With teapm, you can easily install, update, and remove packages from your project. Here's how you can use teapm to install the lodash package:

tea teapm install lodash

To run your project, you can use the run command:

tea run

And to deploy your project, you can use the deploy command:

tea deploy

Tea CLI also provides a variety of configuration options to help you customize your project. You can view and modify the current configuration with the config command:

tea config

And you can set a specific configuration value using the set command:

tea config set key value

These are just a few examples of what you can do with Tea CLI. With its powerful features and easy-to-use interface, Tea CLI is a must-have tool for any developer. So why not give it a try and see how it can streamline your workflow and make your life easier?

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