The Google Command-Line: Goosh

This little web2.0 application "Goosh" is a command line for Google. I'm not sure if it will make it's way into my day-to-day toolset, but it does make keyboard-only navigation of google and it's search results quite painless, especially combined with tabbed browsing and the CTRL+W shortcut.

I like the CLI UI, but goosh is lacking some important features of ordinary CLIs, first and foremost piping. One important feature that would make goosh more useful would be to introduce the notion of context - in it's simplest form, to build up a search one term at a time. "Command history" would also make a lot of sense.

I'm glad to see that people are thinking outside the box, and look forward to seeing how goosh, and the inevitable copy-cats, turn out.

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