As my early day of learning programming, I never understood why so many developer enjoy typing on a console. At that time, I admit, I call those people as been pretend to be geeky or technical, but fast forward many years later, I realized that there are so many reasons to use a console, and now I can’t live without it.

It’s Not Your Choice:

Sometime, the tools you are using just simply don’t have a GUI, like rails, interactive ruby and tomcat server… But you know what every tools came with in terms of interface? Yes, they all came with command interface.

Sometime, Typing is Faster than Clicking:

It’s All About Automation:

Let’s Face it, Console is Cool to Look At: