15 Command Line Tools which Spark Joy in Your Terminal

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  • jq

    Command-line JSON processor [Moved to: https://github.com/jqlang/jq] (by stedolan)

  • direnv

    unclutter your .profile

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

  • tig

    Text-mode interface for git

  • tmux

    tmux source code

  • how2

    AI for the Command Line

  • ripgrep

    ripgrep recursively searches directories for a regex pattern while respecting your gitignore

  • bat

    A cat(1) clone with wings.

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  • fzf

    :cherry_blossom: A command-line fuzzy finder

  • fd

    A simple, fast and user-friendly alternative to 'find'

  • autojump

    A cd command that learns - easily navigate directories from the command line

    https://github.com/wting/autojump)

  • ngrok

    Introspected tunnels to localhost

  • hub

    A command-line tool that makes git easier to use with GitHub.

  • kotlin-cli-starter

    Life is too short for Bash programming

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  • git-standup

    Recall what you did on the last working day. Psst! or be nosy and find what someone else in your team did ;-)

    a reimplementation in Kotlin Multi-platform of a real world CLI tool: git-standup

  • WorkOS

    The modern API for authentication & user identity. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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