Make Your Python CLI Tools Pop with Rich

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  • rich

    Rich is a Python library for rich text and beautiful formatting in the terminal.

    Not at all! Like many CLI tools with text formatting, it detects when it's not writing a terminal automatically.

    Here's where it checks: (and I just tested to confirm it does indeed work)

  • bubbletea

    A powerful little TUI framework 🏗

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    Access the most powerful time series database as a service. Ingest, store, & analyze all types of time series data in a fully-managed, purpose-built database. Keep data forever with low-cost storage and superior data compression.

  • lipgloss

    Style definitions for nice terminal layouts 👄

  • spectre.console

    A .NET library that makes it easier to create beautiful console applications.

  • xar

    executable archive format (by facebookincubator)

  • Sonar

    Write Clean Python Code. Always.. Sonar helps you commit clean code every time. With over 225 unique rules to find Python bugs, code smells & vulnerabilities, Sonar finds the issues while you focus on the work.

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