Task Development

Learn how to code DEX8 Tasks

Manifest File

The manifest.json file contains all the task metadata: "title", "description", "thumbnail" and "category". Modify all fields except "howto" and "files" because it will be populated automatically when the task is uploaded
$ dex8 upload.

  "title": "myTask",
  "description": "This is my first DEX8 Task.",
  "thumbnail": "https://cdn.dex8.com/img/shop_products/tasks3.png",
  "category": "general",
  "howto": "",
  "files": []

When you are filing mainfest.json file it is similar you filing the Task Web Form in the Web Panel.

dex8 panel - task form