Linked by David Adams on Fri 5th Aug 2011 17:42 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces Since we're on a CLI kick today, here's an "attempt at presenting some of the most important guidelines for CLI design."
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*nix CLI a poor example
by MidnightSun on Sun 7th Aug 2011 17:00 UTC
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2011-08-07

Broaden your perspective beyond *nix.

Cryptic commands with a non-uniform naming convention and "switches" are archaic, a symptom of an environment which was built piecemeal rather than designed.

Check out the command line environment used by the IBM i.

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/iseries/v7r1m0/index.jsp?t...

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