Bash Bangs

This week I wanted to do a quick tip on some neat functionality in bash (and other bash-like shells), the bang commands.

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Vim Visual Block Mode

Friday Dev Demos are a big part of Bizo culture. Every Friday, developers take turn presenting a short 10-15 min demo on something cool they’d found that wasn’t necessarily work related. The topic could be anything from a neat snippet of code to a cool iOS application they’d just found to a fun web game. Dev demo day is great for the social aspect, but also for the chance to showcase (and draw inspiration from) ideas that might not come up in day-to-day discussion.

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Vim Visual Block Mode

Friday Dev Demos are a big part of Bizo culture. Every Friday, developers take turn presenting a short 10-15 min demo on something cool they’d found that wasn’t necessarily work related. The topic could be anything from a neat snippet of code to a cool iOS application they’d just found to a fun web game. Dev demo day is great for the social aspect, but also for the chance to showcase (and draw inspiration from) ideas that might not come up in day-to-day discussion.

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asciinema

I was tooling around the other day and discovered a service called asciinema which provides terminalcasts–essentially, “screencasts” with terminal I/O. This is awesome for a few reasons.

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Bracket Expansion in the Shell

Just a quick post to show of a neat little trick for those who are more command-line-driven: bracket expansion.

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