meow VS cli-table

Compare meow vs cli-table and see what are their differences.


Pretty unicode tables for the CLI with Node.JS (by Automattic)
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meow cli-table
1 1
2,868 2,158
- 0.9%
5.4 7.0
8 days ago 19 days ago
JavaScript JavaScript
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of meow. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-09-18.
  • Getting started with React Ink
    5 projects | | 18 Sep 2021
    Here the App component is being imported using a special importJSX command. Meow is a library that allows us to make interactive CLIs. Here look at the render statement. A React element is being created where the App Element is passed as the first argument (ie the JSX part of the element) and then cli.flags is an arrow of props that will be passed into the element. This is where the name prop is coming from!!!


Posts with mentions or reviews of cli-table. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-04-30.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing meow and cli-table you can also consider the following projects:

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

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

minimist - parse argument options

vorpal - Node's framework for interactive CLIs

chalk - 🖍 Terminal string styling done right

ascii-charts - Ansi charts for nodejs

columnify - Create text-based columns suitable for console output. Supports cell wrapping.

yn - Parse yes/no like values

configstore - Easily load and persist config without having to think about where and how