Category Archives: Shell

The *nix Rube Goldberg machine – shift

Learn your shell! If you have been following along, I love bash and use it all the TIME! I’ll go as far as to say its the greatest thing I’ve learned in my entire career. In my last bash post … Continue reading 

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The *nix Rube Goldberg machine – functions!

Learn your shell! So a couple weeks ago I finally decided to learn how to use bash functions. I knew they existed but I decided to ignore them for the longest time. Often times you find yourself typing the same … Continue reading 

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The *nix Rube Goldberg Machine – .bat;.cmd done better

Learn your shell! My primary work machine is Ubuntu *happy face* but my day to day work is in a windows VM *sad face* Our project uses a lot of nugets packages and some of those nugets bring in command … Continue reading 

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The *nix Rube Goldberg Machine – for f in awesome

Learn your shell! I can’t stress enough how important it is to learn what every shell program you prefer. cmd, bash, zsh, powershell, doesn’t matter pick one and learn it! There is endless productivity and general sanity to be gained … Continue reading 

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