Writing a command-line interface (CLI) is an easy way to extend the functionality and ease of use of any code you write.

Python comes with the built-in module, argparse, that can be used to easily develop command-line interfaces. To speed up the process, I have developed a ‘skeleton’ application that can be forked on github and used to quickly develop CLI programs in python.

The repo has the following features added:

To get started, you should signup for an account on travis-ci and coveralls, and fork the repo!

python-cli-skeleton on Github