Mathomatic is a portable, general-purpose computer algebra system (CAS) that can solve, differentiate, simplify, combine, and compare algebraic equations, perform standard, complex number, modular, and polynomial arithmetic, etc. It does some calculus and is very easy to compile/install, learn, and use. The symbolic math application with a simple command-line interface is designed to be a colorful algebra calculator that is reliable, responsive, and convenient to use. The symbolic math library is lightweight and easy to include in other software, due to being written entirely in C with no additional dependencies.
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.
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.
CLI is a command line interface compiler for C++. It allows you to specify the options that your program supports, their types, and default values. This specification can then be translated to C++ classes that implement parsing of the command line arguments and provide a convenient and type-safe interface for accessing the extracted data.
The Teleport command is a replacement for the traditional cd command. More accurately, it's a wrapper around the cd command, with various improvements. It keeps a history of the directories you have visited. You can easily jump to any directory in your history. You can display your history. You can easily create aliases for directories to make it even easier to jump to them.
repos-tools is a set of command-line utilities to make work on your code repositories faster and easier. It lets you push, pull, build, and do other things on your repositories all at once. The supported (D)VCSes are Git, Subersion, Bazaar, and Mercurial. For GitHub users, forking, following, watching, and dealing with issues can be done from the shell.
Autojump is a tool that acts as a complement to cd: it makes navigating your filesystem a lot faster. It works by automagically maintaining a database of the directories you use the most from the command line, and allows you to jump back and forth between them, by typing just a few letters of the name of the directory you want to jump to. It works for Linux, Mac, and Cygwin under Windows.