Using the bwdesign Utility

The bwdesign utility provides a command line interface for creating, validating, importing or exporting resources stored in a workspace.

To view arguments and options for a command, open a terminal, navigate to the BW_HOME\bin folder, and type bwdesign help command at the command line.

Command Name and Syntax Description
cd
SYNTAX:
cd [path] 
Changes the current working directory to the specified folder.
clear
SYNTAX:
clear 
Clears the command line console.
execute
SYNTAX:
execute [filename] 
Executes a batch script file containing a set of commands to execute in sequence.
ls
SYNTAX:
ls [options] 
List the projects in current workspace or the files in current working directory.
pwd
SYNTAX:
pwd
Prints the location of the current working directory.
quit
SYNTAX:
quit 
Exits the command line console.
system:create
SYNTAX:
system:create [options] [outputfolder]
Creates resource(s) in the workspace.
system:export
SYNTAX:
system:export [options] [projects] [outputfolder]
Exports BW artifacts from the specified projects in the workspace to a folder. The artifacts can be ZIP or EAR files.
system:import
SYNTAX:
system:import [options] files
Imports flat or ZIP projects into the current workspace.
system:validate
SYNTAX:
system:validate [options] [modules]
Validates BW modules in the current workspace.

Procedure

  1. To use the bwdesign utility, open a terminal and navigate to BW_HOME\bin.
  2. Type: bwdesign -data <TIBCO_BusinessStudio_workspace_absolutePath>. For example, bwdesign -data C:\myWorkspace.