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Wolfram Alpha in the command line

Using all power of Computational Intelligenceâ„¢ in your terminal! It could be your virtual assistant, that comes handy in a lot of cases, like working with dates, doing conversions and much more:

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Wolfram Alpha has awesome text API to play with. Free access for up to 2,000 non-commercial API calls per month, get your key here.

And if your terminal supports images (or if you are fine with opening images in the separate app) you can even use images API for stuff like plots:

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Usecases are endless:

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Try it yourself. Here is a simple script called wa to work with Wolfram Alpha API. Make sure to configure APPID, VIEWER, BG and FG variables before using:

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