This blog post is a really good summary of various CLI utilities that are (arguably) a step up from builtins. There are several in there that I use, along with several that I decided that were overcomplicated, and a couple I hadn't heard of and want to look into. remysharp.com/2018/08/23/cli-i

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I’m going to have to bookmark this! I didn’t know about:
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prettyping
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Yeah, I actually just discovered recently myself. It's a little too much for some use cases, but when it's nice, it's really helpful—I tooted the other day about using it to display my note-to-self text file in a much more readable way: fosstodon.org/@codesections/10

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