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What is Nu Shell?

It comes with a set of built-in commands. If a command is unknown, the command will shell-out and execute it (using cmd on Windows or bash on Linux and MacOS), correctly passing through stdin, stdout and stderr, so things like your daily git workflows and even vim will work just fine.
Nu Shell is a tool in the Shells category of a tech stack.
Nu Shell is an open source tool with 5.2K GitHub stars and 173 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Nu Shell's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Nu Shell?


Nu Shell Integrations

Debian, Rust, Windows, Ubuntu, and macOS are some of the popular tools that integrate with Nu Shell. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with Nu Shell.

Why developers like Nu Shell?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Nu Shell
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Nu Shell's Features

  • Cross-platform
  • Ensures direct compatibility with existing platform-specific executables
  • Views data as both structured and unstructured
  • An object shell like PowerShell

Nu Shell Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Nu Shell?
A command-line shell and scripting language built on .NET. Helps system administrators and power-users rapidly automate tasks that manage operating systems (Linux, macOS, and Windows) and processes.
GNU Bash
The Bourne Again SHell is an sh-compatible shell that incorporates useful features from the Korn shell (ksh) and C shell (csh). It is intended to conform to the IEEE POSIX P1003.2/ISO 9945.2 Shell and Tools standard.
Zsh (Z shell)
An interactive login shell, command interpreter and scripting language.
It provides a rich architecture for interactive computing with a powerful interactive shell, a kernel for Jupyter. It has a support for interactive data visualization and use of GUI toolkits. Flexible, embeddable interpreters to load into your own projects. Easy to use, high performance tools for parallel computing.

Nu Shell's Followers
5 developers follow Nu Shell to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Brandon Zylstra
Victor Neves
Nicolas Marshall
Justin Dorfman