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>

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
Linux (64 bit)
curl -s https://api.github.com/repos/tomwright/dasel/releases/latest | grep browser_download_url | grep linux_amd64 | cut -d '"' -f 4 | wget -qi - && mv dasel_linux_amd64 dasel && chmod +x dasel
mv ./dasel /usr/local/bin/dasel
Mac OS (64 bit)
curl "$(curl -s https://api.github.com/repos/tomwright/dasel/releases/latest | grep browser_download_url | grep darwin_amd64 | cut -d '"' -f 4)" -L -o dasel && chmod +x dasel
mv ./dasel /usr/local/bin/dasel
Windows

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]