No More Hustleporn: Life's Too Short For Dated Command Line Tools

Tweet by Amila Welihinda

Autodidact. Making web apps faster @palette_dev. Web perf, open source, dev tools.

Life is to short to use dated cli tools that suck

Try these instead 🧵

`bat` is `cat` with syntax highlighting and line numbers


GitHub - sharkdp/bat: A cat(1) clone with wings.

diff-so-fancy shows best-looking diffs you'll ever see

it should be git's default pager…


GitHub - so-fancy/diff-so-fancy: Good-lookin' diffs. Actually… nah… The best-lookin' diffs.

fx is the best JSON viewer you'll ever use

GitHub - antonmedv/fx: Command-line tool and terminal JSON viewer

fzf is an insanely fast fuzzy search written in @golang


GitHub - junegunn/fzf: A command-line fuzzy finder

exa is `ls` but with coloring

duff shows a better du summary


GitHub - muesli/duf: Disk Usage/Free Utility - a better 'df' alternative

htop is a modern `top` replacement


GitHub - htop-dev/htop: htop - an interactive process viewer

hexyl is a beautiful hex viewer


GitHub - sharkdp/hexyl: A command-line hex viewer

@fig is next-gen autocompletion

it integrates with npm, yarn, docker, aws, kubernetes, and more!



Love dev tools? Follow me for all things devtools and open source!

Here's a few things I've built