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Play a track

This is what it's all about.
This guide explains how to play a track from Web UI and Instruqt CLI.
You developed a track and now you want to see if everything works as you imagined. So it is time to play your track.

Before you begin

To play your track, you should have deployed the track.

Play

Pick the Web UI or the Instruqt CLI route depending on your preference:
🌐 Web UI
💻 Instruqt CLI
  1. 1.
    Open your browser and go to play.instruqt.com. ↳ Instruqt shows your content.
  2. 2.
    Click the track you want to play. ↳ Instruqt shows the corresponding Track overview page.
  3. 3.
    Click Start track. ↳ Instruqt creates the environment for you, which takes some time.
  4. 4.
    Click Start to start the (first) challenge.
  5. 5.
    Execute the instructions you build into the challenge.
  6. 6.
    Follow along with the remainder of your track.
  1. 1.
    Move into your track directory:
    cd DIRECTORY_NAME
    ⇨ Replace DIRECTORY_NAME with your track directory.
  2. 2.
    Enter the following command:
    instruqt track open
    ↳ Instruqt shows this output:
    ==> Reading track definition
    OK
    ==> Opening track URL (https://play.instruqt.com/TEAM/tracks/TRACK_NAME) in browser
    ⇨ TEAM and TRACK_NAME will be your team and track name. ↳ And your browser opens, showing the Track overview page of your track.
  3. 3.
    Click Start track. ↳ Instruqt creates the environment for you, which takes some time.
  4. 4.
    Click Start to start the (first) challenge.
  5. 5.
    Execute the instructions you build into the challenge.
  6. 6.
    Follow along with the remainder of your track.
Pat yourself on the shoulder. Take a sip of your favorite drink. And imagine what great track you will develop next.