expect-lite is an quick and easy command line automation tool. Written in expect, it is designed to directly map an interactive terminal session into an automation script. expect-lite scripts use special character(s) at the beginning of each line to indicate the action. Basic expect-lite scripts can be created by simply cutting and pasting text from a terminal window into a script, and adding '>' '<' characters. No knowledge of expect is required. Expect-lite is targeted at the verification testing environment, and will produce a Pass/Fail result at the end of the script. However, its use is not limited to this environment. It includes a powerful debugger with breakpoints, step/skip, and the ability to copy/paste expect-lite lines right into a running script.
OpenNetAdmin provides a database managed inventory of your IP network (IPAM). Each host can be tracked via a centralized AJAX-enabled Web interface that can help reduce tracking errors. It also has the ability to generate DHCP and DNS configuration for individual servers from the data stored in the database. There is a command line interface for batch scripting that can be accessed remotely or locally.
JCmdLineProgress is a Java library to assist with progress reporting on the command line. Using simple hooks, a program can send progress messages and status information to the command line. Also, text based "spinners" can be used to provide visual confirmation that a long running but quiet program is still running. A working example is provided.
vitunes is a curses-based music player and playlist manager whose goals are a minimalistic appearance, strong vi-like bindings, and quick playlist creation/management. It does not strive to be a full-blown media player, but rather a full-blown media indexer and playlist manager. It uses MPlayer to support a wide range of media formats. It also makes use of TagLib for metadata extraction from many common formats.
Read Arguments is a PHP class that reads and validates shell command line arguments. It supports mandatory arguments, optional arguments, switch arguments, multiple alternatives to an option switches, and a special argument that shows a nicely formatted help usage message. The class extracts argument values into an array if the argument rules are validated.