JavaScript Command-line apps

Open-source JavaScript projects categorized as Command-line apps

Top 23 JavaScript Command-line app Projects

  • GitHub repo Standard

    🌟 JavaScript Style Guide, with linter & automatic code fixer

    Project mention: The frontend tooling guide to improve Developer Experience | | 2021-02-22

    StandardJS: JavaScript style guide, linter, and formatter

  • GitHub repo localtunnel

    expose yourself

    Project mention: Rstarlink Questions Thread February 2021 | | 2021-02-16

    Check out

  • Scout

    Get performance insights in less than 4 minutes. Scout APM uses tracing logic that ties bottlenecks to source code so you know the exact line of code causing performance issues and can get back to building a great product faster.

  • GitHub repo http-server

    a simple zero-configuration command-line http server

    Project mention: How to build a lightweight microblogging site with Contentful, vanilla HTML, CSS and JavaScript | | 2021-02-08

    If you want to use es6 syntax in your vanilla JavaScript file, you’ll need to serve your module file to the browser over an http-server in your local development environment. You can do this with this nifty npm package, aptly titled “http-server.”

  • GitHub repo gtop

    System monitoring dashboard for terminal

    Project mention: [i3-gaps] I’ve been lurking for too long; time to join in ^^ | | 2021-01-21

    That's 'gtop',

  • GitHub repo taskbook

    Tasks, boards & notes for the command-line habitat

  • GitHub repo Cash

    Cross-platform Linux commands in ES6

  • GitHub repo fkill

    Fabulously kill processes. Cross-platform.

  • GitHub repo np

    A better `npm publish`

    Project mention: 🚀 Automate NPM package publish & GIT versioning | | 2021-01-20

    np package also allows writing a pre-defined configuration within package.json itself, using the np property.

  • GitHub repo slap

    Sublime-like terminal-based text editor

    Project mention: | 2021-02-10
  • GitHub repo XO

    ❤️ JavaScript linter with great defaults

  • GitHub repo carbon-now-cli

    🎨 Beautiful images of your code — from right inside your terminal.

  • GitHub repo themer

    🎨 themer takes a set of colors and generates themes for your apps (editors, terminals, wallpapers, and more).

  • GitHub repo alex

    Catch insensitive, inconsiderate writing

  • GitHub repo vtop

    Wow such top. So stats. More better than regular top.

  • GitHub repo speed-test

    Test your internet connection speed and ping using from the CLI

  • GitHub repo Live Server

    A simple development http server with live reload capability.

    Project mention: How to use live-server as a small development server | | 2021-02-11
  • GitHub repo vantage

    Distributed, realtime CLI for live Node apps.

  • GitHub repo yo

    CLI tool for running Yeoman generators

    Project mention: What does those stickers mean? | | 2021-02-19
  • GitHub repo ttystudio

    A terminal-to-gif recorder minus the headaches.

  • GitHub repo cost-of-modules

    Find out which of your dependencies are slowing you down 🐢

  • GitHub repo svg-term-cli

    Share terminal sessions via SVG and CSS

    Project mention: Major Update: t-rec, a blazingly fast terminal recorder that generates animated gif images for the web written in rust for MacOS has now Linux Support! | | 2020-12-29
  • GitHub repo trash

    Move files and directories to the trash

  • GitHub repo emoj

    Find relevant emoji from text on the command-line :open_mouth: :sparkles: :raised_hands: :horse: :boom: :see_no_evil:

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 2021-02-22.


What are some of the best open-source Command-line app projects in JavaScript? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 Standard 25,104
2 localtunnel 11,389
3 http-server 10,335
4 gtop 8,378
5 taskbook 7,943
6 Cash 7,714
7 fkill 6,295
8 np 5,894
9 slap 5,860
10 XO 5,529
11 carbon-now-cli 4,892
12 themer 3,959
13 alex 3,863
14 vtop 3,762
15 speed-test 3,491
16 Live Server 3,472
17 vantage 3,451
18 yo 3,245
19 ttystudio 3,195
20 cost-of-modules 2,623
21 svg-term-cli 2,243
22 trash 2,103
23 emoj 2,059