Take command of your go programs with Cobra 🐍
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CLI applications are extremely handy to use. Building out alot of the nice features that good CLI apps have can be a bit time consuming though.
At least, it was, until cobra was created and that changed everything.
Cobra is a go package that can be utilized to create very robust CLI applications with very little effort.
It provides an impressive list of features: – Subcommand-based CLIs – POSIX-compliant flags (short/long versions) – Nested subcommands – Global, local, and cascading flags (explained in video) – Application and command generator – Auto suggestions on command typos – Automatic help generation – Automatic help flag recognition – Generates shell autocompletion for bash, zsh, fish, and powershell – Generates documentation, such as man pages – Command aliases – Integrates very well with viper
Check out the video tutorial where I give some basic examples of the various features of cobra.
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