doctl (pronounced “dock-tul”, and short for “DigitalOcean Control”) is the official command-line interface for the DigitalOcean API. You can install it using popular package managers like brew and snap.

doctl is one of the simplest paths to automating your DigitalOcean interactions by making them available to shell scripts.

The commands that allow you to automate App Platform interactions live under the doctl apps command space. To create or update your apps, you need to provide a path to the app spec for your app.

Reference for the format of app configuration files for App Platform, also known as “app specs.”
doctl is a command-line interface for the DigitalOcean API and supports many of the same actions. Get Started To use doctl, you must first install it. The commands for App Platform are inside the apps command space To create or update an app, you can pass in a YAML or JSON app specification to doctl apps create: doctl apps create –spec <path-to-spec> How to Install doctl Install and configure doctl, the official DigitalOcean command-line client (CLI).