C++ text-based

Open-source C++ projects categorized as text-based

Top 4 C++ text-based Projects

  • Turbo Vision

    A modern port of Turbo Vision 2.0, the classical framework for text-based user interfaces. Now cross-platform and with Unicode support.

    Project mention: Turbo Pascal Turns 40 | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-11-30
  • vtm

    virtual terminal multiplexer

    Project mention: Ask HN: Best computer that can't run a modern browser | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-05-12

    Any computer at all, just about any linux distro, boot into console mode, and then run something like this


  • Onboard AI

    Learn any GitHub repo in 59 seconds. Onboard AI learns any GitHub repo in minutes and lets you chat with it to locate functionality, understand different parts, and generate new code. Use it for free at www.getonboard.dev.

  • Mudlet

    ⚔️ A cross-platform, open source, and super fast MUD client with scripting in Lua

    Project mention: Path to becoming a desktop applications software developer? | /r/cpp | 2023-04-29

    Mudlet is a crossplatform (Windows, macOS, Linux) C++ application that embeds Lua - could be a good way to get started with this kind of development in a safe environment and get some experience under your sleeve.

  • textbased-dungeoncrawler

    A very simple text-based dungeon crawling RPG made in C++.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-11-30.


What are some of the best open-source text-based projects in C++? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 Turbo Vision 1,715
2 vtm 1,452
3 Mudlet 664
4 textbased-dungeoncrawler 3
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