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A framework for CLI/shell programs.

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Command-line/shell mashup framework

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This module combines the Python standard library modules argparse and cmd to provide a unified way to make cli programs that can also be interactive (when invoked in “shell” mode).

The main benefit to using this package is streamlined command hierarchy when you want to have rich set of subcommands along with a pretty powerful tab completion layer that parses argparse arguments automagically.


Posix-like platform


PyPi Stable Release

pip3 install shellish

Development Release

python3.4 ./ build
python3.4 ./ install


python3 ./ develop


  • Python 3.5+

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