3.x is being worked on!

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Since my last post, countless bug fixes, features, etc. have been merged into the project. There's also a wave of new contributors who I'm immensely grateful for! Something I've been struggling with for the past few months is conflicting priorities to get 3.x out the door, and include all the new feature requests. All this while having very little time to actually work on clap. My paid day job has been monopolizing my time for 2017 in an unfair way, I've been doing more traveling this year than in nearly all of 2015 and 2016 combined! I've decided it's time to get to work, I'm implementing a feature freeze for clap in an effort to get 3.x out the door, at which point the refactoring made in 3.x should also…
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Using Shell Completions

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It's been quite a while since I wrote anything blog-ish about clap, or anything else for that matter. I've had quite a few ideas that I've wanted to talk about, sadly those will have to wait a while longer. For now, I'd like to announce the new site https://clap.rs and obviously this associated blog https://blog.clap.rs My goal is to write more about the neat things that are happening in clap and keep people in the loop on ideas or new features. I have also started a re-make of the old video tutorials; the new ones can be found on youtube. This series aims to go far more in depth into each feature and how to use them. Currently there are only a handful of topics covered, but as I get…
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2.x is out

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I'm [happy|relieved|excited] to announce the release of clap v2.0.0! I spent a good bit of time debating a major version bump. Now that it's released I'd be hard pressed to tell you exactly what I was afraid of. This release, in my opinion, is a dramatic improvement, and feels like a valiant contribution to the Rust community...or at least the portion that uses clap. If you're only here for the free snacks and new features, jump on down to "v2 - Phew!". Otherwise, walk with me, lets converse about this journey. Prologue If you haven't heard of clap before - and I mean Command Line Argument Parser (Not anything else which unfortunately shares the same name. But hey, it's easy to remember and naming things is like 95% of the…
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