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Xiki: GUI and Text Interfaces are Converging



Craig Muth demoes using a simple text syntax to create tool interfaces for git, MySQL, MongoDB, Rails, Node.js, etc. with Xiki.


Craig Muth has been evolving Xiki for over 10 years. He is the founder of, and the founder/organizer of the pair programming hack events in San Francisco.

About the conference

Strange Loop is a multi-disciplinary conference that aims to bring together the developers and thinkers building tomorrow's technology in fields such as emerging languages, alternative databases, concurrency, distributed systems, mobile development, and the web.

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Feb 04, 2014

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  • reminds me of CTOS

    by will mason,

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    I should have said the CTOS Forms Based command shell. This is a very powerful way to get things done, and if you take a step back a very quick method of modelling and prototyping your UI as well as doing the heavy functional testing of support libraries.

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