command line interface

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a user interface in which you type commands instead of choosing them from a menu or selecting an icon

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A command-line application in Android is written in the same way, regardless of the platform.
As the software becomes more flexible and capable, the list of commands becomes longer and the command-line interface becomes more complex and difficult to learn.
Other nice features include support for Winamp bitmap skins (several skins are included), choice of mixer devices and fader control, the ability to restore the volume level on startup, and several command-line parameters.
The command-line searching, which resembles DIALOG with its question mark prompt, gives you some options not available through menu-driven searching, but it doesn't allow for some of the flexibility available through the menus.
Focusing just on the essentials of command-line interface (CLI), Windows Command-Line Administration Instant Reference easily shows how to quickly perform day-to-day tasks of Windows administration without ever touching the graphical user interface (GUI).
He covers mapping and data-management concepts, command-line data-management tools, command-line and web-based mapping tools, and spatial database management.
It proceeds to command-line editing, customizing, basic shell programming, flow control, command-line options and typed variables, input/output and command-line processing, process handling and debugging.
The issue lies in the power of these packages; as the software becomes more flexible and capable, the list of commands becomes longer and the command-line interface becomes more complex and difficult to learn.
Future releases of CodeWarrior Development Tools for Symbian OS will deliver tighter integration with Symbian OS features, integration of Metrowerks' debugger for target device code, kernel debugging, support for the J2ME Mobile Information Device Profile (MIDP), and further elimination of command-line tasks.
A tool kit lets developers quickly build sophisticated GUIs, and a CLI option streamlines development of highly-customizable command-line interfaces.
System administrators use Web and command-line interfaces for easy integration of flat-file and relational databases as well as for resource and user management.
FullArmor is also adopting Windows PowerShell, Microsoft's new command-line shell and scripting language, to improve control over and accelerate automation of Group Policy settings.
1 Release 2 offers both graphical and command-line tools for the automated migration of data and business logic from Oracle databases to EnterpriseDB.
Tasks can also process files using built-in Central capabilities, including commercially licensed OpenPGP and S/MIME encryption, ZIP/UNZIP, the ability to find/replace character strings and transform XML files with XSL documents, as well as by running VBS scripts to execute command-line utilities, programs with COM interfaces, and script interpreters like Perl.
In the three video labs, Odom walks users through basic CCNA configuration tasks, including navigating router and switch command-line interface, static and connected routes, and NAT overload (PAT).
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