📄️ How to install the Lightdash CLI
Once you've installed the CLI tool, you'll want to authenticate it
📄️ Authenticating your CLI (login)
📄️ Upgrading your Lightdash CLI
📄️ Autogenerate Lightdash-ready .yml files for your models
The beauty of Lightdash is that we're pretty well synced with your dbt project. So, in Lightdash, Tables actually come from dbt models that have been defined in your dbt project's .yml files.
📄️ Lightdash Preview
Developer previews are temporary Lightdash projects where you can safely experiment with your metrics, dimensions and charts
📄️ Sync your changes with Lightdash deploy
lightdash deploy syncs the changes in your dbt project to Lightdash
📄️ Test your changes with Lightdash compile
If you've connected Lightdash to GitHub, you can setup a github action and get Lightdash to compile your project and test your changes whenever you open a pull request.
📄️ Lightdash Validate
You can check to see if your changes break any of the content in your project using lightdash validate. This command will run the validator which will return a list of content in your project that is broken and details about the errors.