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CLI Option Parsers

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slop

11.44
A DSL for gathering options and parsing command line flags
 Popularity
Downloads
70,192,057
Stars
911
Forks
55
Watchers
17
 Releases
Current version
4.6.2
Total releases
75
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
96%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
77%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last 2 years
Reverse Dependencies
414

highline

9.77
A high-level IO library that provides validation, type conversion, and more for command-line interfaces. HighLine also includes a complete menu system that can crank out anything from simple list selection to complete shells with just minutes of work.
 Popularity
Downloads
58,982,193
Stars
1,053
Forks
121
Watchers
25
 Releases
Current version
2.0.0
Total releases
62
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
87%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
90%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Dependencies
1,364

mixlib-cli

4.4
A simple mixin for CLI interfaces, including option parsing
 Popularity
Downloads
13,826,022
 Releases
Current version
1.7.0
Total releases
10
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Reverse Dependencies
110

trollop

4.21
Trollop is a commandline option parser for Ruby that just gets out of your way. **DEPRECATION** This gem has been renamed to optimist and will no longer be supported. Please switch to optimist as soon as possible.
 Popularity
Downloads
26,103,557
Stars
123
Forks
25
Watchers
15
 Releases
Current version
2.9.9
Total releases
31
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
65%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
83%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last 2 years
Reverse Dependencies
762

cocaine

3.85
A small library for doing (command) lines
 Popularity
Downloads
22,609,705
Stars
806
Forks
56
Watchers
49
 Releases
Current version
0.6.0
Total releases
22
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
100%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
57%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
83

gli

3.33
Build command-suite CLI apps that are awesome. Bootstrap your app, add commands, options and documentation while maintaining a well-tested idiomatic command-line app
 Popularity
Downloads
10,478,337
 Releases
Current version
2.18.0
Total releases
74
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Reverse Dependencies
453

clamp

1.28
Clamp provides an object-model for command-line utilities. It handles parsing of command-line options, and generation of usage help.
 Popularity
Downloads
7,250,002
Stars
348
Forks
39
Watchers
11
 Releases
Current version
1.3.0
Total releases
36
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
96%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
65%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Dependencies
181

commander

1.27
The complete solution for Ruby command-line executables. Commander bridges the gap between other terminal related libraries you know and love (OptionParser, HighLine), while providing many new features, and an elegant API.
 Popularity
Downloads
6,752,808
Stars
570
Forks
50
Watchers
15
 Releases
Current version
4.4.6
Total releases
33
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
65%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
68%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last 2 years
Reverse Dependencies
518

choice

0.8
Choice is a simple little gem for easily defining and parsing command line options with a friendly DSL.
 Popularity
Downloads
4,634,998
Stars
171
Forks
18
Watchers
6
 Releases
Current version
0.2.0
Total releases
9
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
47%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
88

cri

0.66
Cri allows building easy-to-use command-line interfaces with support for subcommands.
 Popularity
Downloads
3,925,534
Stars
83
Forks
17
Watchers
6
 Releases
Current version
2.15.1
Total releases
32
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
90%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
86%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last 3 months
Reverse Dependencies
45

docopt

0.39
Isn't it awesome how `optparse` and other option parsers generate help and usage-messages based on your code?! Hell no! You know what's awesome? It's when the option parser *is* generated based on the help and usage-message that you write in a docstring! That's what docopt does!
 Popularity
Downloads
1,522,538
Stars
442
Forks
36
Watchers
21
 Releases
Current version
0.6.1
Total releases
7
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
76%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
50%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
88

methadone

0.28
Methadone provides a lot of small but useful features for developing a command-line app, including an opinionated bootstrapping process, some helpful cucumber steps, and some classes to bridge logging and output into a simple, unified, interface
 Popularity
Downloads
616,482
Stars
525
Forks
46
Watchers
8
 Releases
Current version
2.0.1
Total releases
44
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
93%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
83%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last 2 years
Reverse Dependencies
139

cmdparse

0.17
cmdparse provides classes for parsing (possibly nested) commands on the command line; command line options themselves are parsed using optparse.
 Popularity
Downloads
1,040,587
Stars
15
Forks
4
Watchers
5
 Releases
Current version
3.0.3
Total releases
17
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
100%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
100%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
33

OptionParser

0.05
A flexible command line option parser.
 Popularity
Downloads
147,442
 Releases
Current version
0.5.1
Total releases
2
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Reverse Dependencies
26

getopt

0.03
The getopt library provides two different command line option parsers. They are meant as easier and more convenient replacements for the command line parsers that ship as part of the Ruby standard library. Please see the README for additional comments.
 Popularity
Downloads
156,815
Stars
10
Forks
1
Watchers
1
 Releases
Current version
1.4.4
Total releases
18
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
100%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
23

clap

0.03
Clap is a small library that can be bundled with your command line application. It covers the simple case of executing code based on the flags or parameters passed.
 Popularity
Downloads
39,111
Stars
89
Forks
6
Watchers
4
 Releases
Current version
1.0.0
Total releases
3
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
100%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
16%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
35

micro-optparse

0.03
This is an lightweight option parser, which is less than 80 lines short. It has strong validations and a short, clear and easy to use syntax. Feel free to copy all 80 lines (55 lines without validations / empty lines) into your script rather installing the gem.
 Popularity
Downloads
36,459
Stars
38
Forks
9
Watchers
3
 Releases
Current version
1.2.1
Total releases
11
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
100%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
28%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
15

acclaim

0.02
Command-line option parser and command interface.
 Popularity
Downloads
141,391
Stars
7
Forks
0
Watchers
1
 Releases
Current version
0.5.1
Total releases
21
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
33%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
1

optitron

0.02
Sensible options parsing
 Popularity
Downloads
66,921
 Releases
Current version
0.3.3
Total releases
28
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Reverse Dependencies
13

quickl

0.02
Quickl helps you creating commandline ruby programs. From simple commands with options to complex delegators with subcommands, global and local options.
 Popularity
Downloads
45,528
Stars
49
Forks
0
Watchers
2
 Releases
Current version
0.4.3
Total releases
9
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
100%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
100%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
11

getoptions

0.01
Yet another command line option parser in Ruby, based on Perl's Getopt::Long module.
 Popularity
Downloads
23,822
 Releases
Current version
0.3
Total releases
3
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Reverse Dependencies
7

config_parser

0.01
Parse command-line options into a configuration hash
 Popularity
Downloads
35,103
 Releases
Current version
0.5.5
Total releases
10
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Reverse Dependencies
2

arg0

0.0
It's just here to handle arguments provided to Application. Mainly optional via switches. Currently handles plain-text Console arguments.
 Popularity
Downloads
7,161
Stars
1
Forks
1
Watchers
1
 Releases
Current version
0.0.3
Total releases
3
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
3