Stackd 63: One CLI to Rule them All

We’re back for 2023 with Kito, Danno, and special guest Andres Almiray, Senior Principal Product Manager, Database group, to talk about the latest versions of Andres’ JReleaser tool, building CLIs in Java (picocli, JCommander, JCommander, Spring Boot, Quarkus, Micronaut), jban,, Jarviz, AI, whether or not Java is over the hill, http4s, and much more.

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Server Side Java
– Accelerate Your Lambda Functions with Lambda SnapStart (

  • Quarkus support for AWS Lambda SnapStart (

IDEs and Tools

  • JBang (
  • Writing CLIs in Java ()
  • Frameworks that you can use to create CLIs
    • Spring Boot Console Apps (
  • Quarkus Command Mode Apps (
  • Micronaut Command Line Applications (
  • Command Line Interface Guidelines (



  • v1.4.0 released on Dec 29 2022
  • Improved Maven deployment support
  • New FLAT_BINARY distribution
  • Threaded messages in Mastodon
  • Buildx support in Docker packager
  • New java-archiver
  • v1.5.0 (upcoming)
  • Environment variables and System properties support
  • New Linkedin announcer
  • New winget packager for NATIVE_PACKAGE distribution
  • Updates and deprecations to CLI flags
    Jarvis (
  • Jarviz is a JAR file analyzer tool. You can obtain metadata from a JAR such as its manifest, manifest entries, bytecode versions, declarative services, and more.



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