A minimalistic skeleton to build your cli-app using Phel Lang.

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Phel Cli Skeleton

Phel is a functional programming language that compiles to PHP.

This repository provides you the basic setup to start coding phel.

Getting started


Phel requires at least PHP 8.2 and Composer. You can either use it from your local machine OR using docker.

  • This repository contains the basic Dockerfile to run phel.

Locally (no Docker)

  1. Ensure you have PHP >=8.2 (Some help about how to install multiple PHP versions locally on linux and Mac)
  2. Ensure you have composer
  3. Clone this repo
  4. Install the dependencies | composer install

Using Docker

  1. Clone this repo
  2. Build the image | docker-compose up -d --build
  3. Go inside the console | docker exec -ti -u dev phel_cli_skeleton bash
  4. Install the dependencies | composer install

Phel code

  1. Write your phel code in src/
  2. Run your code with vendor/bin/phel run src/main.phel

Or run the executable transpiled PHP result

  1. vendor/bin/phel build
  2. php out/main.php


  1. Write your phel tests in tests/
  2. Execute your tests with ./vendor/bin/phel test

More about starting with phel

Find more information about how to start with phel in getting started.