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 (Free, Open Source) and Kmdr (Paid).

    This page was last updated Apr 26, 2020

    1. The TLDR pages are a community effort to simplify the beloved man pages with practical examples.
    2. 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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      Select the commands you want to understand and in a pop-up window, kmdr will describe each program, option, subcommand, and operator.
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