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Library for creating command line interfaces

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Clipy - command line interfaces micro-framework

Clipy is simple easy to use micro-framework for creating command line interfaces. You can find documentation at

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All source code for clipy is on launchpad, versioned with bzr DVCS:

If you want to branch, simply type in terminal:

$ bzr branch lp:clipy

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Initial release with the following features:

  • Defining single commands with Command class.
  • Defining composite commands (commands that consists of subcommans, like svn) with CompositeCommand class.


New features:

  • Added abstract command loaded for composite commands.
  • Command loader implementation, which loads commands via setuptools entry point groups.


New features:

  • Added Command.chanllenge method for asking user for variable.
  • Added Command.ask method for asking user for confirmation.
  • Support for defining commands with argument parsers based on argparse.


New features:

  • Default help command for composite commands.
  • Better usage handling within subcommands.
  • Commands are stateless now – options, args and context passed in run method directly.
  • Composite command behaviour can be parametrized in cases there is no subcommand or unknown one is provided (CompositeCommand.no_command, CompositeCommand.unknown_command methods).

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