Skip to content
Sign upLog in
← Back to Community
Repl.it Node API
Profile icon
hacker
has Hacker Plan
Kognise

Hey Repl.it!

I made a Node module that lets you create, write files to, and run Repl.it projects! If you want to install it, it's called repl.it-api.

If you want to quickly try it out there's a usage example hosted on Repl.it close to the end of this post.

Why?

I wanted to distribute a NPM library that uses fairly modern coding practices that also has a use.

One possible use is a command line program for deploying projects to Repl.it. Earlier I made one but as soon as Repl.it updated their API it broke and was a pain to maintain. With this dedicated, isolated library, something like that would be much easier to both develop and maintain.

The other thing which I am more excited about, is a "Deploy to Repl.it" button. Have you ever seen those buttons on GitHub repos that say "Deploy to [Now/Heroku/Netlify]"? They're super awesome because you can have your own copy of an app deployed in seconds. I want to make one for Repl.it. You click the button and it transports you to a new Repl.it project with all the code ready to go and running.

More Info

If you're interested, here are some links where you can find documentation on how to use and install it:

If you have any comments, questions, or feedback of any sort I'd love to hear it in the comments! Thanks for reading this far :D

Voters
Profile icon
NoelJacob1
Profile icon
programmeruser
Profile icon
mayowaxcvi
Profile icon
sam11794
Profile icon
maximus5
Profile icon
replabhi
Profile icon
citycide
Profile icon
CaydenGietzen
Profile icon
Mosrod
Comments
hotnewtop
Profile icon
programmeruser

Note that this no longer works, and you should be using crosis instead

Profile icon
NemesisX

Is it possible to delete a repl?

Profile icon
IBelieveinClean

Hey, I know that the last comment was like 6 months ago, but

@Kognise
I tried contacting you on Discord, but your usertag doesn't seem to be the same anymore :( Could you send your new Discord username?

My username is Moderator#9476 if you wanted to send a friend req so we could chat

Profile icon
Embedded77

Unexpected token E in the json

Profile icon
Kognise

Also make sure to see this!

Profile icon
theangryepicbanana

👀

Profile icon
Kognise
Profile icon
NecrozmaSpin