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Devhints Alternatives

Devhints is described as 'TL;DR for developer documentation' and is an website in the development category. There are three alternatives to Devhints, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows and Chrome OS. The best alternative is TLDR pages, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Devhints are explainshell and Kmdr.

Devhints alternatives are mainly Shells but may also be Terminal Emulators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Devhints.
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  • Online

TL;DR for developer documentation.

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    TLDR pages

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    The TLDR pages are a community effort to simplify the beloved man pages with practical examples.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceTLDR pages either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    explainshell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Get details on arguments for commandline tools through explainshell's sleek, web-based interface. The web app is totally free and source code is available for download through GitHub.

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    Kmdr

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Select the commands you want to understand and in a pop-up window, kmdr will describe each program, option, subcommand, and operator.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceKmdr either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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