commander: Detailed Overview & Metrics

v12.1.0(6 days ago)

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Commander is a feature-rich npm package for building command-line interfaces in Node.js. It provides a simple and intuitive API for creating command-line tools with options, arguments, and commands. Commander simplifies the process of parsing command-line inputs and executing corresponding actions, making it ideal for building CLI applications and scripts.

Compared to other CLI frameworks like yargs and minimist, Commander offers a more declarative and structured approach to defining commands and options. It also provides built-in help generation and auto-completion features, enhancing the user experience. Commander is actively maintained and widely used in the Node.js community.

Alternatives:
yargs+
minimist+
caporal+
meow+
sade+
arg+
vorpal+
oclif+
sywac+
cac+

Tags: node.jscommand-lineCLItooloptions