Archive for the ‘cli’ Category

Re-Introducing Symfony Console – CLI PHP for the Uninitiated!

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"The console component eases the creation of beautiful and testable command line interfaces." This is how we are welcomed when we visit the Symfony Console component tool page. As software developers, we often feel the need to resort to command line to...

Create Your Own Yeoman-Style Scaffolding Tool with Caporal.js

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Starting a new project (especially as a JavaScript developer) can often be a repetitive and tedious process. For each new project, we normally need to add a package.json file, pull in some standard dependencies, configure them, create the correct dir...

How to Pass Command Line Parameters to Gulp Tasks

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I'm a big fan of Gulp.js and recent surveys indicate almost 44% of front-end developers are using Gulp today. Gulp's simplicity is one of its most attractive features. You write a task function in your gulpfile.js: gulp.task('doSomething', () => { ...

Intro to Vue.js: Vue-cli and Lifecycle Hooks

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This is the third part in a five part series about the JavaScript framework, Vue.js. We'll cover Vue-cli, and talk a little more about real-life development processes. This is not intended to be a complete guide, but rather an overview of the basics t...

Build a JavaScript Command Line Interface (CLI) with Node.js

As great as Node.js is for "traditional" web applications, its potential uses are far broader. Microservices, REST APIs, tooling, working with the Internet of Things and even desktop applications—it's got your back. Another area where Node.js is real...

Sourcehunt: Cron Management, Hackathon Starters, PHP-GUI…

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Ready for a new edition of sourcehunt? Get those starring-fingers ready! lavary/crunz [15 ★] crunz is a Laravel scheduler-inspired cron manager for PHP, fully framework agnostic and independent. In many ways, it’s similar to Jobby and cron-manager...

Sourcehunt PHP Xmas 2015: Give the Gift of Pull Requests!

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Before we round the year up, there’s one more issue of Sourcehunt to publish, as a small Xmas gift to all the underrepresented open source projects out there. Let’s get everyone some more contributors, shall we? mindplay-dk/unbox [8 ★] There’s...

A Beginner Splurge in Node.js

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It's 3 a.m., hands over the keyboard while staring at an empty console. The bright prompt over a dark backdrop ready, yearning to take in commands. Want to hack up Node.js for a little while? One of the exciting news about Node.js is that it runs anywh...

Console Wars – PHP CLI Libraries

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I have always been a big fan of console commands and I try to provide a command line interface (CLI) as much as possible in most of my PHP projects. In this article, I’ll briefly compare three PHP console command libraries: The Symfony console compon...