There are 4 areas in the nexl main screen:
Storage explorer is a regular files explorer within
Here you can create/delete/rename/move files and directories.
Right click on Storage explorer to perform any action or drag an item to move it to
Files viewer/editor. When you click on a file in
Storage explorer, it opens here
for view or edit depending on permissions.
Use Ctrl+S shortcut to save a file ( or via File -> Save menu )
HTTP protocol. In this panel we
HTTP request to nexl server based on:
- expression in query string which tells what exactly you need to resolve from the
- optional query string arguments.
optionally provide arguments ( click arguments button ) and then click on "Test HTTP
request" green button
( or press F9 ). The result will be displayed in "Output" panel.
Under the "nexl expression" field we have automatically generated URL which can be
used for your needs
to perform the same HTTP request outside nexl GUI application.
For example if we open a /settings/qa/info.js
the URL will look like this:
You can click on that URL and it will be opened in a new tab of your browser.
Please pay attention the URL might be
when you click on it.
To provide an arguments click on "Arguments" button ( or press F8 ). It will toggle
an "Arguments" dialog box.
are key=value pairs which are
passed to the HTTP request as
query strings. Arguments are needed to optionally override existing variables in
For example you can specify there a data
as a key and
as value. It will override a value of data
variable in "info.js"
The original file content will remain unchanged.
This panel displays HTTP requests history which were made by clicking on "Play"