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Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Grep by Example
Regardless of what flavor of Unix, Linux or BSD you use, you can generally count on Grep, Sed and Awk's availability.
Sunday, January 1, 2023
Awk by Example
Awk is a programming language which focuses on text processing and manipulation. As we'll see in the examples, Awk can do everything that Grep and Sed can do (and more!).
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Sed by Example
Sed stands for Stream EDitor. As its name implies, it manipulates and edits data files and streams that are piped into the program. In this post, we'll work through several examples.
Thursday, September 1, 2022
Vim Movements Part II
Welcome back! Buckle your seat belts and hold on to your hats; we're about to blast through a lot of information.
Friday, July 1, 2022
Vim Movements Part I
Take a moment to think about your favorite text editor. How do often do you move the cursor around?
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Vim Plugins You'll Use Every Day
Vim is an awesome editor; the efficiency and power of its key bindings are astounding.
Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Top 50 Vim Configuration Options
Few products rival Vim's flexibility, since it currently supports over 380 configuration options, not including the hundreds of possible key bindings.
Sunday, October 16, 2016
Introduction to NeoVim
Vi was first released over 40 years ago. Since that time, it has been used by countless of people, quickly becoming the de facto standard Unix editor. Then, in 1991, Vim (Vi Improved) was released. Vim improved upon the ideas established by Vi, offering a slew of new features and tools.
Monday, September 5, 2016
Facebook Flow Tutorial
Flow is an open-source static type checker for Javascript, built by Facebook.
Sunday, August 28, 2016
Sublime Text 3 GIFS Cheat Sheet
Sublime Text 3 has dozens of useful keyboard shortcuts. If you're looking for something in particular, here are categories to browse through.
Friday, July 29, 2016
Affinity Designer Pen and Node Tools Tutorial
As with any vector art program, you need to be comfortable with creating and manipulating Bézier curves. In Affinity Designer, the pen and node tools are the way to do that.
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Sketch Measure Plugin Tutorial
By itself, Sketch does a good job of showing measurements when you're moving or resizing a layer, but if you want to know your measurements without moving anything, the Measure plugin is a great tool.
Monday, July 11, 2016
Sublime Text 3 Plugins For Web Developers
The right suite of plugins can make your time in any app far more productive. If you're a web developer working on Sublime Text 3, we strongly recommend taking a close look at these plugins.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
How Does shortcutFoo Work? Part II: Fight Section
The Fight Section is the most infuriating part of the site — or at least it should be.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Division of Startup Equity For Pirates
We’ve been thinking about equity this week — and the problems there in. Lets invent a hypothetical SEO firm called Pirates Incorporated. No... that’s not techie enough. How about we call them, PyrateSpace. Better. Now we’ll need a Founder / CEO to start. Shortly after that, other first hires join up (assuming they’re not already there at the moment of inception.) They do what they can, for as long as they can. But inevitably, they’ll need a full staff of developers and a staff to manage those developers.
Monday, September 8, 2014
Croissants and Tech Disruptions: The Story of August Zang
A few weeks ago I wrote a post about Baguettes and Thought Disruption. It was actually just mock click-bait about how reading articles with such titles are a waste of time. But the more I’ve been thinking about it the more I’ve realized two important things. First, I’m clearly hungry during my weekly blog writing time. And second, there’s actually a lot we can learn about disruption from baguettes.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
How does shortcutFoo work? Part I: Learn Section
To understand the Learn section we first have to talk about how a person forgets or remembers something.
Friday, June 13, 2014
Routines: What 2 Raw Eggs and Blocks of Work Can Do For You
The thought of a daily routine can feel oppressive. Get up. Go to Work. Go Home. Go to Bed. Blah!
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Pre-Day Planning: Make Tomorrow More Productive Today
There are a million blogs, posts and lists telling you how to make your day more productive, but in reality, day-of productivity practices mean you’re already a day behind.
Monday, August 25, 2014
What a Baguette Can Teach You About Thought Leadership
I’m curious. What did you think you would find on this page?
Monday, August 18, 2014
Why the Reboot?
Some people have asked, “Why the reboot?” Good question!
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Introducing Interval Training For Shortcuts
Interval training uses spaced repetition to help you memorize shortcuts more efficiently.
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