Tag Archive: Bash

Project: pwdshort – Bash Shell CWD Shortener

As a hardcore linux user, I frequently use the bash shell. As a developer I often have directories with long names, often with many subdirectories.

The problem I was encountering was that the CWD displayed in my $PS1 prompt was so long …

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Project Automation – Website Development

When working on a website project, often you’ll find the need to synchronize your local source code to your development server, i.e. after making several changes for a new feature. The straightforward and common method of doing this is with your favorite FTP client …

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Automated Project Versioning

For certain projects, you might find yourself in need of a way to store and manipulate version numbers for a project (i.e., managing website revisions.) Using JSON, C, and Bash, you can easily create a system for automatically managing version numbers.

JSON is a great …

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Super-Charging rsync Transfers

is a great utility for transferring files across a network, such as synchronizing your project folders onto a development server. The only downside if you frequently use rsync to transfer changes across the network is that you have to wait for a new SSH …

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Customing Bash, Part One

Customing Bash, Part One

I use bash every day, and I’ve customized it with all kinds of features that I couldn’t live without. In this installation, we’ll cover essential bash aliases.

You’ll want to create a separate file just for your aliases, or perhaps a directory …

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