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CLI Option Parsers

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slop

13.5
A DSL for gathering options and parsing command line flags
 Popularity
Downloads
62,577,063
Stars
887
Forks
56
Watchers
20
 Releases
Current version
4.6.2
Total releases
75
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
97%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
76%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Depencencies
405

highline

11.34
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
51,780,086
Stars
1,000
Forks
121
Watchers
26
 Releases
Current version
1.7.10
Total releases
60
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
89%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
89%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Depencencies
1,347

trollop

8.6
Trollop is a commandline option parser for Ruby that just gets out of your way. One line of code per option is all you need to write. For that, you get a nice automatically-generated help page, robust option parsing, command subcompletion, and sensible defaults for everything you don't specify.
 Popularity
Downloads
20,414,122
 Releases
Current version
2.1.2
Total releases
29
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Reverse Depencencies
771

mixlib-cli

5.33
A simple mixin for CLI interfaces, including option parsing
 Popularity
Downloads
12,659,932
 Releases
Current version
1.7.0
Total releases
10
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Reverse Depencencies
109

cocaine

4.51
A small library for doing (command) lines
 Popularity
Downloads
20,012,539
Stars
798
Forks
55
Watchers
46
 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 Depencencies
89

gli

3.69
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
8,783,346
 Releases
Current version
2.17.1
Total releases
72
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Reverse Depencencies
441

commander

1.43
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
5,793,867
Stars
528
Forks
45
Watchers
12
 Releases
Current version
4.4.4
Total releases
31
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
63%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
68%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last 2 years
Reverse Depencencies
512

clamp

1.41
Clamp provides an object-model for command-line utilities. It handles parsing of command-line options, and generation of usage help.
 Popularity
Downloads
6,006,644
Stars
332
Forks
40
Watchers
11
 Releases
Current version
1.2.1
Total releases
35
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
82%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
59%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last 2 years
Reverse Depencencies
174

choice

0.88
Choice is a simple little gem for easily defining and parsing command line options with a friendly DSL.
 Popularity
Downloads
3,815,291
Stars
169
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 Depencencies
88

cri

0.76
Cri allows building easy-to-use command-line interfaces with support for subcommands.
 Popularity
Downloads
3,429,284
Stars
75
Forks
14
Watchers
6
 Releases
Current version
2.10.1
Total releases
26
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
92%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
82%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Depencencies
42

docopt

0.35
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
897,743
Stars
434
Forks
32
Watchers
23
 Releases
Current version
0.6.1
Total releases
7
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
80%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
53%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Depencencies
85

methadone

0.3
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
440,341
Stars
515
Forks
46
Watchers
8
 Releases
Current version
1.9.5
Total releases
42
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
85%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
82%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Depencencies
136

cmdparse

0.21
cmdparse provides classes for parsing (possibly nested) commands on the command line; command line options themselves are parsed using optparse.
 Popularity
Downloads
952,487
Stars
14
Forks
2
Watchers
5
 Releases
Current version
3.0.3
Total releases
17
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
100%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Depencencies
33

OptionParser

0.05
A flexible command line option parser.
 Popularity
Downloads
124,112
 Releases
Current version
0.5.1
Total releases
2
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Reverse Depencencies
26

clap

0.04
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
33,813
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 Depencencies
34

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
146,290
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 Depencencies
23

acclaim

0.03
Command-line option parser and command interface.
 Popularity
Downloads
139,440
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 Depencencies
1

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
34,654
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 Depencencies
15

optitron

0.03
Sensible options parsing
 Popularity
Downloads
65,556
 Releases
Current version
0.3.3
Total releases
28
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Reverse Depencencies
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
44,186
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 Depencencies
11

config_parser

0.01
Parse command-line options into a configuration hash
 Popularity
Downloads
34,097
 Releases
Current version
0.5.5
Total releases
10
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Reverse Depencencies
2

getoptions

0.01
Yet another command line option parser in Ruby, based on Perl's Getopt::Long module.
 Popularity
Downloads
16,562
 Releases
Current version
0.3
Total releases
3
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Reverse Depencencies
7

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
6,895
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 Depencencies
3