Have you ever wanted to know how text editors work? How shell scripts change terminal text colors, update lines without scrolling, or move the cursor around?
Surprise, surprise, even as Java Devs, we can do this! In this series, l'll walk you through building a terminal-based text editor with Java.
Part 1: How to use ANSI escape codes and native C text input libraries to do fancy text output with Java. Let’s get started!