JavaScript Command-line apps

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Top 23 JavaScript Command-line app Projects

  • GitHub repo Standard

    🌟 JavaScript Style Guide, with linter & automatic code fixer

    Project mention: I look for a "Rosetta" documentation to found correspondence between languages tooling | | 2022-01-16

    In JavaScript, there are several options. The whole ecosystem moves so fast that I have no idea what is the most popular these days. There's uglify-js, which is both a minifier and beautifier. There's also standard and, as you already have, there's prettier.

  • GitHub repo localtunnel

    expose yourself

    Project mention: You mean http://localhost/ isn’t a valid domain? Dang | | 2021-11-27

    try for the prototypes and public test urls, or dockerplay or herokuor you can just install local forwarding port servers like ngrokor manually open a port using upnp if you have access to your router

  • OPS

    OPS - Build and Run Open Source Unikernels. Quickly and easily build and deploy open source unikernels in tens of seconds. Deploy in any language to any cloud.

  • GitHub repo http-server

    a simple zero-configuration command-line http server

    Project mention: Please help me with import/export function | | 2021-12-15

    You cannot use modules if you're just opening your HTML page off the file system; you need to run a local HTTP server to serve your files. I'd suggest using VSCode's Live Server extension or http-server.

  • GitHub repo gtop

    System monitoring dashboard for terminal

    Project mention: Apps, Tools, and Gear I Use (2021 edition) | | 2021-11-11

    gtop - an alternative to activity monitor.

  • GitHub repo taskbook

    Tasks, boards & notes for the command-line habitat

  • GitHub repo Cash

    Cross-platform Linux commands in ES6

    Project mention: Node.js Packages and Resources | | 2021-09-06

    Cash - Cross-platform Unix shell commands in pure JavaScript.

  • GitHub repo np

    A better `npm publish`

    Project mention: Node.js Packages and Resources | | 2021-09-06

    np - Better npm publish.

  • SonarLint

    Deliver Cleaner and Safer Code - Right in Your IDE of Choice!. SonarLint is a free and open source IDE extension that identifies and catches bugs and vulnerabilities as you code, directly in the IDE. Install from your favorite IDE marketplace today.

  • GitHub repo fkill

    Fabulously kill processes. Cross-platform.

    Project mention: Node.js Packages and Resources | | 2021-09-06

    fkill - Fabulously kill processes. Cross-platform.

  • GitHub repo XO

    ❤️ JavaScript/TypeScript linter (ESLint wrapper) with great defaults

    Project mention: Yarn.lock: How to Update it | | 2021-09-05

    Real world example: you are using create-react-app, and you want to also to use xo, as both come with their own version of ESLint pre-installed, you could end up with 2 ESLint installed.

  • GitHub repo slap

    Sublime-like terminal-based text editor

    Project mention: Admit it, you only edit .CONF files with it anyway... | | 2021-04-30

    In that spirit: I just found Slap ( Looks cool, but haven't installed it yet. Clearly best editor ever!!! Obviously better than vim.

  • GitHub repo carbon-now-cli

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

    Project mention: Send help, I have no idea wtf is going on here | | 2021-12-13

    Also this

  • GitHub repo themer

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

    Project mention: Dracula Theme: a dark theme for 227 different apps | | 2021-12-08

    It doesn't support nearly as many programs as dracula theme does but I'd recommend giving a try. Supports all the popular terminals, IDEs and then some.

  • GitHub repo alex

    Catch insensitive, inconsiderate writing

    Project mention: Markdown Linting | | 2021-08-19


  • GitHub repo vtop

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

    Project mention: What is your favorite system monitor? (And why) | | 2021-12-09

    Surprised nobody's mentioned vtop. Especially nice because if you already have npm, you can just do npx vtop without needing to install it first. (I'm sure it's not the only JS tool in this thread, though)

  • GitHub repo Live Server

    A simple development http server with live reload capability.

    Project mention: Popular NPM repository live-server has been hijacked for days | | 2022-01-10
  • GitHub repo speed-test

    Test your internet connection speed and ping using from the CLI

    Project mention: Node.js Packages and Resources | | 2021-09-06

    speed-test - Test your internet connection speed and ping.

  • GitHub repo vantage

    Distributed, realtime CLI for live Node apps.

  • GitHub repo yo

    CLI tool for running Yeoman generators

    Project mention: Yeoman‎ - Acelerando a criação de novos projetos | | 2021-10-31
  • 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 🐢

    Project mention: Node.js Packages and Resources | | 2021-09-06

    cost-of-modules - Find out which dependencies are slowing you down.

  • GitHub repo svg-term-cli

    Share terminal sessions via SVG and CSS

    Project mention: Node.js Packages and Resources | | 2021-09-06

    svg-term-cli - Share terminal sessions via SVG.

  • GitHub repo trash

    Move files and directories to the trash

    Project mention: Electron Adventures: Episode 51: Deleting Files | | 2021-09-13

    We'll be using trash package to do this.

  • GitHub repo emoj

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

    Project mention: Node.js Packages and Resources | | 2021-09-06

    emoj - Find relevant emoji from text on the command-line.

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 2022-01-16.

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

Project Stars
1 Standard 26,508
2 localtunnel 13,259
3 http-server 11,352
4 gtop 8,899
5 taskbook 8,336
6 Cash 7,762
7 np 6,442
8 fkill 6,431
9 XO 6,336
10 slap 6,038
11 carbon-now-cli 5,171
12 themer 4,519
13 alex 4,137
14 vtop 3,877
15 Live Server 3,766
16 speed-test 3,660
17 vantage 3,457
18 yo 3,432
19 ttystudio 3,215
20 cost-of-modules 2,696
21 svg-term-cli 2,675
22 trash 2,304
23 emoj 2,167
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