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hicat 🐱

cat with syntax highlighting. The language is auto-detected through the file extension.

hicat index.js

Pipe something to hicat. The language will be inferred from the contents.

curl http://site.com | hicat

If hicat fails to detect a language, specify it using -l LANG.

curl http://site.com | hicat -l xml

Status

Installation

$ npm install -g hicat

npm version

Usage:

$ hicat --help

  Usage:
      hicat [options] FILE
      ... | hicat [options]

  Options:
      -h, --help         print usage information
      -v, --version      show version info and exit
      -l, --lang LANG    use a given language
          --languages    list available languages
          --no-pager     disable the pager

Tips and tricks

Add an alias to your ~/.bashrc to save a few keystrokes.

alias hi=hicat

Btw

highlight.js powers the syntax highlighter engine.

Thanks

hicat © 2014+, Rico Sta. Cruz. Released under the MIT License.
Authored and maintained by Rico Sta. Cruz with help from contributors.

ricostacruz.com  ·  GitHub @rstacruz  ·  Twitter @rstacruz

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