GitLab is a self hosted Git management software. It is very much like GitHub, but on your own server.
I'm using GitLab for a couple of weeks now and am totally happy. It has all I love from GitHub and even some more.
However I'm always looking for beeing faster with my everyday tasks and as managing milestones, checking, opening and closing my issues and a lot more in GitLab's web-interface is now an everyday task, I though working with it from the command line.
So I had a look if there is a node.js module in npm that already does that or wraps the GitLab API and found node-gitlab. I created yet another wrapper around it called gitlab-cli which allows to work with the GitLab API from the command line.
This makes things even faster. For example if you want to open a new issue simply type:
Substitute 'my-namespace' and 'my-project'.
This will create a new issue with the title "feed the kittens" and the description "and pet them" as it's on a new line.
To get a list of all open issues containing the "Bug" label you can do:
You can even create a new project:
If you think this is a good thing, go and check it out.