go-cli VS readline

Compare go-cli vs readline and see what are their differences.


A Go based line editor and command line interface. (by deadsy)


Readline is a pure go(golang) implementation for GNU-Readline kind library (by chzyer)
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go-cli readline
1 9
6 2,026
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0.9 0.0
about 1 year ago 6 months ago
Go Go
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of go-cli. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning go-cli yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of readline. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-05-23.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing go-cli and readline you can also consider the following projects:

cobra - A Commander for modern Go CLI interactions

liner - Pure Go line editor with history, inspired by linenoise

complete - bash completion written in go + bash completion for go command

mitchellh/cli - A Go library for implementing command-line interfaces.

go-cli - A full-featured and easy to use command-line package

wmenu - An easy to use menu structure for cli applications that prompts users to make choices.

mow.cli - A versatile library for building CLI applications in Go

argparse - Argparse for golang. Just because `flag` sucks

ukautz/clif - Another CLI framework for Go. It works on my machine.

flaggy - Idiomatic Go input parsing with subcommands, positional values, and flags at any position. No required project or package layout and no external dependencies.

tcell - Tcell is an alternate terminal package, similar in some ways to termbox, but better in others.

OPS - ops - build and run nanos unikernels