Download and install API2HTML in any Mac, Linux or container.
The first thing you need to do is to download or clone the source code of API2HTML.
API2HTML is a self-contained binary with no external dependencies. Nevertheless, in order to generate the binary you will need:
make(your operating system usually comes with this)
Once you have the source code, you need to compile it from the terminal. Just
cd the directory you have cloned or downloaded and execute:
The previous command will download and prepare everything that is necessary. When it finishes execute the following command to build a binary for your platform:
Now you should have the binary
api2html in the same folder.
You can move this file to
$GOPATH/bin or add it in any other place that is included in your
mv api2html /usr/local/bin
You can delete everything else you have downloaded as it was only needed to generate the binary, but if this is your first time using the program we recommend you to keep the
examples folder so you can play with them.
If your installation is correct you should be able to execute the binary and see the help:
$ api2html Usage: api2html [command] Available Commands: generate Generate the final api2html templates. help Help about any command serve Run the api2html server. Flags: -h, --help help for api2html Use "api2html [command] --help" for more information about a command.
If you get an error that
api2html could not be found, check that your
PATH variable contains the folder where the binary is.
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