Installation

Homebrew

The easiest way to get your hands on the latest version of dasel is to use homebrew:
brew install dasel

Docker

Run dasel in docker using the image ghcr.io/tomwright/dasel.

Usage

Run the docker image, passing in a dasel command with the executable excluded.
$ echo '{"name": "Tom"}' | docker run -i --rm ghcr.io/tomwright/dasel:latest -p json '.name'
"Tom"

Versioning

New image versions are built and pushed automatically as part of the CI/CD pipeline in Github actions.
Tag
Description
latest
The latest release version.
development
The latest build from master branch.
v*.*.*
The specified dasel release. E.g. v1.13.6.

ASDF

Using asdf-vm and the asdf-dasel plugin.
asdf plugin add dasel https://github.com/asdf-community/asdf-dasel.git
asdf list all dasel
asdf install dasel <version>
asdf global dasel <version>

Nix

To install using the Nix Package Manager (for non-NixOS)
nix-env -iA nixpkgs.dasel
Or NixOS:
nix-env -iA nixos.dasel

Manual

You can download a compiled executable from the latest release.
Don't forget to put the binary somewhere in your PATH.
Linux (64 bit)
Mac OS (64 bit)
Windows
curl -sSLf "$(curl -sSLf https://api.github.com/repos/tomwright/dasel/releases/latest | grep browser_download_url | grep linux_amd64 | grep -v .gz | cut -d\" -f 4)" -L -o dasel && chmod +x dasel
mv ./dasel /usr/local/bin/dasel
curl -sSLf "$(curl -sSLf https://api.github.com/repos/tomwright/dasel/releases/latest | grep browser_download_url | grep -v .gz | grep darwin_amd64 | cut -d\" -f 4)" -L -o dasel && chmod +x dasel
mv ./dasel /usr/local/bin/dasel
Manually download a compiled executable from the latest release.

Scoop

Use the scoop command-line installer to install dasel on windows 10.
scoop bucket add extras
scoop install dasel

Development Version

You can go install the cmd/dasel package to build and install dasel for you.
You may need to prefix the command with GO111MODULE=on in order for this to work.
go install github.com/tomwright/dasel/cmd/[email protected]
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