ansi-styles VS chalk

Compare ansi-styles vs chalk and see what are their differences.


ANSI escape codes for styling strings in the terminal (by chalk)
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ansi-styles chalk
1 56
386 21,213
0.8% 0.9%
0.0 6.4
over 1 year ago about 1 month ago
JavaScript JavaScript
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of ansi-styles. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-12-21.


Posts with mentions or reviews of chalk. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2024-02-21.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing ansi-styles and chalk you can also consider the following projects:

Inquirer.js - A collection of common interactive command line user interfaces.

shelljs - :shell: Portable Unix shell commands for Node.js

ora - Elegant terminal spinner

Figlet - JavaScript parser for FIGlet fonts

Commander.js - node.js command-line interfaces made easy

node-config - Node.js Application Configuration

boxen - Create boxes in the terminal

cli-table - Pretty unicode tables for the CLI with Node.JS

yargs - yargs the modern, pirate-themed successor to optimist.

nvm - Node Version Manager - POSIX-compliant bash script to manage multiple active node.js versions

kleur - The fastest Node.js library for formatting terminal text with ANSI colors~!

vorpal - Node's framework for interactive CLIs