November 2014 Archives

Comparing programmable tab completion in bash, zsh, tcsh, and fish

My adventure in shell tab completion continues. (A bit of background: I got interested in tab completion around two years ago when I realized that it is a significant UX element, if not one of the most important ones, in a CLI environment. Since then I've created, among other things, a couple of command-line frameworks that make it easy to do custom tab completion in Perl, as well as a bunch of modules in Complete::* namespace…

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