Tag Archives: cli

Axel — Command Line Download Accelerator

Via @benschwarz: Axel tries to accelerate the downloading process by using multiple connections for one file, similar to DownThemAll and other famous programs. It can also use multiple mirrors for one download. Axel → Getting sudden flashbacks to this old … Continue reading

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Interacting with the iOS Simulator from the Command Line using simctl

Wasn’t aware of this, but turns out one can control (and interact with) the iOS Simulator straight from the command line. There’s no need to install anything new though. The tool we’re going to be using is already on our … Continue reading

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Run a Terminal task list with listr

With listr one can define a set of tasks to run: const execa = require("execa"); const Listr = require("listr"); const tasks = new Listr([ { title: "Git", task: () => { return new Listr([ { title: "Checking git status", task: … Continue reading

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mas-cli – Mac App Store command line interface

Now this is handy. Never open the “Mac App Store” app again: mas-cli is a simple command line interface for the Mac App Store. Designed for scripting and automation. Installation possible via Homebrew: brew install mas mas-cli – Mac App … Continue reading

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HyperTerm – JS/HTML/CSS Powered Terminal

The goal of the project is to create a beautiful and extensible experience for command-line interface users, built on open web standards. HyperTerm →HyperTerm Source (GitHub) →HyperTerm Hyperpower Extension →

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

Geekfun: emoj is written in Node and uses the Dango API, which helps you quickly find emoji by understanding what you type using deep learning. Installation via npm (requires Node >= 4): npm install –global emoj emoj Source (GitHub) → … Continue reading

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Easily create new CLI aliases with `new-alias`

I love stuff like this: It’s a handy little alias to create aliases for commands you just ran … an “alias-generating alias”; my inner geek rejoices 🙂 Here’s the code (add it to your .bash_profile): new-alias() { local last_command=$(echo `history … Continue reading

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HTTPie – Command line HTTP client

HTTPie (pronounced aych-tee-tee-pie) is a command line HTTP client. Its goal is to make CLI interaction with web services as human-friendly as possible. It provides a simple http command that allows for sending arbitrary HTTP requests using a simple and … Continue reading

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ping.gg – The world’s most simple monitoring service.

~$# start monitoring your server with a single curl command. ~$curl ping.gg/me@example.org/ [ ok ] Ping alert created for host ‘’ and email ‘me@example.org’. Check your email to activate it. ~$# activate the first and the next ones are activated … Continue reading

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Upload files to Google Drive from the command line with gput

npm install gput googleauth -g googleauth # authenticate with google, then gput foo.jpg Super simple streaming uploads into google drive from the command line gput →

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