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Pure Go termbox implementation

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Termbox

Termbox is a library that provides a minimalistic API which allows the programmer to write text-based user interfaces. The library is crossplatform and has both terminal-based implementations on *nix operating systems and a winapi console based implementation for windows operating systems. The basic idea is an abstraction of the greatest common subset of features available on all major terminals and other terminal-like APIs in a minimalistic fashion. Small API means it is easy to implement, test, maintain and learn it, that's what makes the termbox a distinct library in its area.

Installation

Install and update this go package with go get -u github.com/nsf/termbox-go

Examples

For examples of what can be done take a look at demos in the _demos directory. You can try them with go run: go run _demos/keyboard.go

There are also some interesting projects using termbox-go:

  • godit is an emacsish lightweight text editor written using termbox.
  • gomatrix connects to The Matrix and displays it's data streams in your terminal.

API reference

godoc.org/github.com/nsf/termbox-go

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