Package Manager for Jolie

The jolie package manager JPM is can be installed from jpm, being a package npm it is required that on your machine you have installed NodeJs using the following command

npm install -g @jolie/jpm

the -g option makes sure the installation is global and available for any project

Initiate a project Jolie with JPM

It must be stated that you can program a jolie without having to use jpm , yet jpm will help you to access to the community packages and to managed then via commands , these packages can be found in npm. To initiate a project you need to use the command

jpm init

this command will create the project json descriptor jpm.json

    "name": "testProject",
    "description": "",
    "author": "",
    "version": "1.0.0",
    "license": "ISC",
    "keywords": [],
    "scripts": {
        "jolive": "npx nodemon --exec jolie ./server.ol",
        "clean": "rm ./hs_err_pid*"
    "dependencies": {}

you can alter the node like:

  • name
  • description
  • author

the dependencies node must not modified by hand.

to add dependencies please use the following command

jpm add nameOfThePackage

for example to add the tquery

jpm add @jolie/tquery

jpm will take care of of downloading the correct files composing the package and place then under the packages directory that if not present will be created

By default the jolie language interpreter looks for its packages in the local directory packages if it exists so for using the tquery package now installed in your local project directory can be used

from @jolie.tquery.main import TQuery

that can be red as

from    import nameOfTheService

to remove

jpm remove @jolie/tquery