# Installation

There are two options to install beachball.

# Option 1: no install

Thanks to npx, you can use beachball without any installation:

npx beachball --help

# Option 2: Install and Run as NPM Scripts

To get started, place this in the devDependencies section of your package.json:

npm install -D beachball

or for yarn users:

yarn add -D beachball

After that, add some scripts to call beachball commands:

{
  "scripts": {
    "change": "beachball change",
    "check": "beachball check",
    "beachball:publish": "beachball publish"
  }
}