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AUG 17, 2016 - 25 MIN

Treat Your CLI Like An API

Intro

In this presentation, CoreOS Head of UX Rob Szumski discusses how his team treats CLIs like APIs including their tactics for better user experience, backwards compatibility and future-proofing.

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For more than 30 years, command line interfaces have been designed using classic Unix-based best practices. While those practices remain foundational, the realities of building and implementing modern cloud-native applications has broadened the scope of how developers interact with your CLI.

In this presentation, CoreOS Head of UX Rob Szumski discusses how his team treats CLIs like APIs including their tactics for better user experience, backwards compatibility and future-proofing.