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Developers describe picocli as "Easily build command line apps with ANSI colors and autocomplete". Library and framework for easily building professional command line applications on the JVM (Java, Groovy, Kotlin, Scala, etc). Usage help with ANSI colors. Autocomplete. Nested subcommands. Annotations and programmatic API. Easy to include as source to avoid adding dependencies. More than just a command line parser. On the other hand, Sampler is detailed as "Visualization for any shell command". A tool for shell commands execution, visualization and alerting. Configured with a simple YAML file.

picocli and Sampler can be categorized as "Shell Utilities" tools.

picocli and Sampler are both open source tools. It seems that Sampler with 4.33K GitHub stars and 175 forks on GitHub has more adoption than picocli with 1.41K GitHub stars and 143 GitHub forks.

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Pros of picocli
Pros of Sampler
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    Best Java framework for Java CLI that I know
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    Easy to Use
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    Flexible
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    Actively maintained
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    Well documented
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    ANSI colors in usage help
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    Command line auto-completion
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    GraalVM native image integration
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    What is picocli?

    Library and framework for easily building professional command line applications on the JVM (Java, Groovy, Kotlin, Scala, etc). Usage help with ANSI colors. Autocomplete. Nested subcommands. Annotations and programmatic API. Easy to include as source to avoid adding dependencies. More than just a command line parser.

    What is Sampler?

    A tool for shell commands execution, visualization and alerting. Configured with a simple YAML file.

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