inquirer: Detailed Overview & Metrics

v9.2.15(15 days ago)

This package is actively maintained.Types definitions are provided via a separate npm package: @types/inquirerNumber of direct dependencies: 15Monthly npm downloads

Inquirer is a powerful and user-friendly command-line interface (CLI) interaction library for Node.js. It provides a simple and intuitive way to prompt users for input, validate their responses, and handle complex user interactions in command-line applications.

With Inquirer, you can easily create interactive command-line interfaces with features like checkboxes, lists, input prompts, and more. It supports various types of prompts and allows you to customize the appearance and behavior of the prompts. Inquirer also provides powerful validation and filtering options to ensure the correctness of user input.

Compared to other CLI interaction libraries, Inquirer stands out for its extensive feature set, flexibility, and ease of use. It has a large community and active development, ensuring that it stays up-to-date and well-maintained.

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enquirer+
prompts+
inquirer-autocomplete-prompt+
vorpal+
commander+
oclif+
yargs+
inquirer-datepicker-prompt+
caporal+
gluegun+

Tags: node.jscommand-linecliinteractionprompt