Version a Tool
When creating a custom tool, it is best practice to implement a tool versioning scheme. Defining a version for your custom tools makes it easier to maintain and upgrade when the code has been updated.
Alteryx relies on a few settings to support the versioning of tools.
Configure a Tool
- Tool Folder Name: The tool folder name should end with
_v#.#.#corresponding to major.minor.patch version number.
- Tool Config.xml
There are two XML tags that need to be updated.
- Enter the name for your tool. The RootToolName needs to be consistent between tool versions:
<RootToolName>Custom Tool Name</RootToolName>
- Enter the version number for your tool. The version number should correspond to the version you appended to the tool folder name: