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Jul 10, 2018
docker – adding commands to containers
Introduction I am fully invested living within docker containers. Utilizing containers makes switching between versions of various applications easy. However, leveraging tools within that container can be frustrating; as many standard commands are missing. For ...
A Unix Guy looks at Powershell
I have to admit that I’ve always been skeptical of Windows and its command-line. After learning the Unix shell years ago, I hated using cmd for anything. Way too limiting. I remember when Powershell came ...
May 5, 2015
Make Shell Aliases Easy
This blog started as part of a discussion about shell usage and putting aliases in. This is of interest to me because, before I went into full-time development, I did a lot of system administration ...
Oct 12, 2010
Update: Fast path switching between projects
Yesterday I overheard a couple co-workers talking about this cool script they found for quickly switching between development projects.  Turns out they were talking about my old post so I thought I’d share the latest ...
Jan 4, 2010
Exactly how is your development environment configured?
Along with Grails we are seeing a resurgence of the shell and the command line. And if there is anything experienced unix users hate, it’s asking a newbie how their environment is configured and getting ...
Dec 29, 2009
Fast path switching between projects
I just finished some mods to the script I use when switching from one project to another.  The script makes it really fast and easy to try different versions of things that are wired into ...