Oil is a new Unix shell. It's our upgrade path from bash to a better language and runtime. It's also for Python and JavaScript users who avoid shell! (by oilshell)

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    oil VS nushell

    A new type of shell

  • GitHub repo fish-shell

    oil VS fish-shell

    The user-friendly command line shell.

  • Scout APM

    Scout APM: A developer's best friend. Try free for 14-days. 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 elvish

    oil VS elvish

    Elvish = Expressive Programming Language + Versatile Interactive Shell

  • GitHub repo ngs

    oil VS ngs

    Next Generation Shell (NGS)

  • GitHub repo ShellCheck

    oil VS ShellCheck

    ShellCheck, a static analysis tool for shell scripts

  • GitHub repo xonsh

    oil VS xonsh

    :shell: Python-powered, cross-platform, Unix-gazing shell

  • GitHub repo murex

    oil VS murex

    Bash-like $SHELL designed for greater commandline productivity and safer shell scripts

  • Nanos

    Run Linux Software Faster and Safer than Linux with Unikernels.

  • GitHub repo zig

    oil VS zig

    General-purpose programming language and toolchain for maintaining robust, optimal, and reusable software.

  • GitHub repo ble.sh

    oil VS ble.sh

    Bash Line Editor―a full-featured line editor written in pure Bash! Syntax highlighting, auto suggestions, vim modes, etc. are available in Bash interactive sessions!

  • GitHub repo PowerShell

    oil VS PowerShell

    PowerShell for every system!

  • GitHub repo GoatCounter

    oil VS GoatCounter

    Easy web analytics. No tracking of personal data.

  • GitHub repo ohmyzsh

    oil VS ohmyzsh

    🙃 A delightful community-driven (with 1900+ contributors) framework for managing your zsh configuration. Includes 300+ optional plugins (rails, git, macOS, hub, docker, homebrew, node, php, python, etc), 140+ themes to spice up your morning, and an auto-update tool so that makes it easy to keep up with the latest updates from the community.

  • GitHub repo jc

    oil VS jc

    CLI tool and python library that converts the output of popular command-line tools and file-types to JSON or Dictionaries. This allows piping of output to tools like jq and simplifying automation scripts.

  • GitHub repo acme.sh

    oil VS acme.sh

    A pure Unix shell script implementing ACME client protocol

  • GitHub repo zx

    oil VS zx

    A tool for writing better scripts

  • GitHub repo rakudo

    oil VS rakudo

    🦋 Rakudo – Raku on MoarVM, JVM, and JS

  • GitHub repo factor

    oil VS factor

    Factor programming language (by factor)

  • GitHub repo pirsch

    oil VS pirsch

    Pirsch is a drop-in, server-side, no-cookie, and privacy-focused analytics solution for Go.

  • GitHub repo libxo

    oil VS libxo

    The libxo library allows an application to generate text, XML, JSON, and HTML output using a common set of function calls. The application decides at run time which output style should be produced.

  • GitHub repo vox

    oil VS vox

    Vox language compiler. AOT / JIT / Linker. Zero dependencies

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