hledger: Command-line interface for the hledger accounting tool

[ console, finance, gpl, library, program ] [ Propose Tags ]
Versions 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.4, 0.5, 0.5.1, 0.6, 0.6.1, 0.7.0, 0.8, 0.9, 0.10, 0.11, 0.11.1, 0.12, 0.12.1, 0.13, 0.14, 0.15, 0.15.1, 0.15.2, 0.16, 0.16.1, 0.17, 0.18, 0.18.1, 0.18.2, 0.19, 0.19.1, 0.19.2, 0.19.3, 0.20,, 0.21, 0.21.1, 0.21.2, 0.21.3, 0.22, 0.22.1, 0.22.2, 0.23, 0.23.1, 0.23.2, 0.23.3, 0.24, 0.24.1, 0.25, 0.25.1, 0.26, 0.27, 0.27.1, 1.0, 1.0.1, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.3.1, 1.4, 1.5
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Dependencies base (>=4.3 && <5), base‑compat (>=0.8.1), cmdargs (==0.10.*), containers, csv, directory, filepath, haskeline (>=0.6 && <=0.8), hledger (==0.27), hledger‑lib (==0.27), HUnit, mtl, mtl‑compat, old‑locale, old‑time, parsec (>=3), pretty‑show (>=1.6.4), process, regex‑tdfa (<1.3), safe (>=0.2), shakespeare (>=1.0 && <2.1), shakespeare‑text (>=1.0 && <1.2), split (>=0.1 && <0.3), tabular (==0.2.*), terminfo, text (>=0.11), time, unordered‑containers, utf8‑string (>=0.3.5 && <1.1), wizards (==1.0.*) [details]
License LicenseRef-GPL
Author Simon Michael <simon@joyful.com>
Maintainer Simon Michael <simon@joyful.com>
Revised Revision 2 made by SimonMichael at Thu May 19 22:20:44 UTC 2016
Category Finance, Console
Home page http://hledger.org
Bug tracker http://bugs.hledger.org
Source repo head: git clone https://github.com/simonmichael/hledger
Uploaded by SimonMichael at Fri Oct 30 20:48:47 UTC 2015
Distributions Arch:1.5, Debian:0.26, Fedora:1.4, LTSHaskell:1.5, NixOS:1.5, openSUSE:1.5
Executables hledger
Downloads 21208 total (202 in the last 30 days)
Rating 2.5 (votes: 3) [estimated by rule of succession]
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Status Docs available [build log]
Last success reported on 2016-11-25 [all 3 reports]
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This is hledger’s command-line interface. Its basic function is to read a plain text file describing financial transactions and produce useful reports. hledger is a cross-platform program for tracking money, time, or any other commodity, using double-entry accounting and a simple, editable file format. It is inspired by and largely compatible with ledger(1). hledger provides command-line, curses and web interfaces, and aims to be a reliable, practical tool for daily use.

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lightweight, portable, dependable accounting tools

hledger is a computer program for easily tracking money, time, or other commodities, on unix, mac and windows (and web-capable mobile devices, to some extent).

It is first a command-line tool, but there are also curses-style and web interfaces, and a Haskell library (http://hackage.haskell.org/package/hledger-lib) for building your own programs and scripts (hledger is written in Haskell). hledger was inspired by and is largely compatible with Ledger. hledger is free software available under the GNU General Public License v3+.

hledger aims to help both computer experts and regular folks to gain clarity and control in their finances and time management, but currently it is a bit more suited to techies. I use it every day to:

  • track spending and income
  • see time reports by day/week/month/project
  • get accurate numbers for client billing and tax filing
  • track invoices

Though limited in features, hledger is lightweight, usable and reliable. For some, it is a simpler, less distracting, more future-proof alternative to Quicken or GnuCash.

For more, see http://hledger.org.

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