Tim Oxley edited this page Dec 7, 2016 · 17 revisions



Basic methods for a Vorpal instance, including an API for argument parsing, prompt control, logging, extensions and automation.


Create and customize the commands for your interactive CLI.


A special type of command that puts the user into a mode where-in everything typed is taken as a literal command.


A special type of command that's fired when the user runs text that hasn't been registered as a command.


Tools for direct and easy manipulation of your screen, including editing the prompt, user input and re-drawing the screen.


When a command is fired in Vorpal a commandInstance is created and exposed through the this in the context of the command. The instance exposes methods for logging and prompting mid-command.

Creating Extensions

You can build and publish your own extensions for Vorpal.


Vorpal is an event emitter and exposes custom events, useful for a programmatic control of Vorpal.


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