Part of ytt | kbld | kapp | kwt


$ ytt -f . | kbld -f - | kapp -y deploy -a app1 -f -
  • ytt is a YAML templating tool that works on YAML structure instead of text
  • kbld helps working with container images used in Kubernetes configuration files
  • kapp is a simple deployment tool focused on the concept of "Kubernetes application" — a set of resources with the same label
# Expose k8s overlay and DNS to your machine
$ sudo -E kwt net start
# Create temporary workspace with local source code
$ kwt workspace create --enter -i app=.
  • kwt is Kubernetes Workstation Tools CLI which provides convenient networking tools and development workspaces


Latest on Linux

$ wget -O- | bash

Latest on OS X

Based on

$ brew tap k14s/tap
$ brew install ytt kbld kapp kwt

Specific version from a Github release

To download, click on one of the assets in a chosen Github release, for example for 'ytt-darwin-amd64'.

# Compare binary checksum against what's specified in the release notes
# (if checksums do not match, binary was not successfully downloaded)
$ shasum -a 256 ~/Downloads/ytt-darwin-amd64
08b25d21675fdc77d4281c9bb74b5b36710cc091f30552830604459512f5744c  /Users/pivotal/Downloads/ytt-linux-amd64
# Move binary next to your other executables
$ mv ~/Downloads/ytt-darwin-amd64 /usr/local/bin/ytt
# Make binary executable
$ chmod +x /usr/local/bin/ytt
# Check its version
$ ytt version