I’m aiming to automate things I don’t want to do. Reinstalling my operating system is one of them. Now I have Dogmeat. (like the Fallout 4 companion dog) It all started when I had to say goodbye to my old work computer and had to use my old private laptop again, I had to install […]
I’m a developer, I think shells are awesome. When I was in ninth grade I took a class in typing with the 10-finger system, which was a full year of typing dull things into an incredibly old DOS interface. I took these classes, because I had a couple of those Linux magazines and the authors […]
Git provides a really, really powerful set of tools, which my brain can remember the most important ones of. Luckily, you can define alias’ for the commands that are nice to have, but probably a lot longer. A quick collection of common shortcuts I’ve found in the git cheat sheet on errtheblog.com.
Having to hit a character limit is not the smartest rule in our educational system, but I get where it comes from. To track the process of how far along one is, I’ve created a little script that counts characters in a couple of files at once and outputs it with some percentage calculations. Nothing […]
Starting any application from the terminal can ease your workflows a lot. I’ve gotten used to being able to open files from the shell, when I’m working on a project. I navigate to the project folder and start editing, either markdown files for documentation or source code. Usually I’d type gvim file.md and watch the […]
A quick article about how I manage to set up a WordPress installation from scratch to have a clean and up to date working and testing environment. I admit it, this is a catchy title and a lie. Actually it took me 27.889 seconds to do the following: