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The Aurelia 1 command line tool. Use the CLI to create projects, scaffold components, and bundle your app for release.

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This library is part of the Aurelia platform and contains its CLI implementation. To keep up to date on Aurelia, please visit and subscribe to the official blog and our email list. We also invite you to follow us on twitter. If you have questions look around our Discourse forums, chat in our community on Gitter or use stack overflow. Documentation can be found in our developer hub.


You can read documentation on the cli here. If you would like to help improve this documentation, visit aurelia/documentation.


Please see the contributing guidelines.

Providing new feature to app skeleton

App skeleton is no longer in this repo, it has been moved to a dedicated repo aurelia/v1. Any contribution to app skeleton should go into aurelia/v1.


au new
command now simplify wraps
npx makes aurelia/v1
. Users can directly use that makes command to create new project.


  1. Clone the aurelia-cli:
    git clone
  2. Go into the cli directory:
    cd cli
  3. Run
    npm install
  4. Run build
    npm run build
  5. Link the cli with:
    npm link
  6. Create a new project with
    au new
    or use an existing project. The linked CLI will be used to create the project.
  7. In the project directory, run
    npm link aurelia-cli
    . The linked CLI will then be used for
    commands such as
    au run

Running the Tests


npm test
to run the unit tests.

Release new aurelia-cli version

Please see the release instructions.



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