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  Thread: What are your opinions on "replacement" programs for core utilities
Post: RE: What are your opinions on "replacement" progra...

I think reinventing the wheel can be very beneficial in these cases. While the original coreutils are very powerful and have certainly advanced over the years, they have mostly just added new feature...
mrnd 26 15,524 14-03-2019, 03:59 PM
  Thread: Writing good CLI apps
Post: RE: Writing good CLI apps

Few thoughts: Quote:First of all, it complexify you program, as it forces you to handle edge-cases, for example if you don't make use of long options, or subcommands. This is basically developer exp...
mrnd Programming On Unix 5 8,017 12-10-2018, 05:36 PM
  Thread: Scavenger Hunt New Year Edition
Post: RE: Scavenger Hunt New Year Edition

So this one was really fun, and made me learn a few new tricks. Thanks for setting this up! This was the first Nixers scavenger hunt I completed, and I'll certainly keep an eye out for more. I love t...
mrnd Community & Forums Related Discussions 11 16,612 17-01-2018, 03:55 PM
  Thread: Struggling to use linux in college
Post: RE: Struggling to use linux in college

Pandoc was already mentioned, but I'd like to reiterate on it's usefulness. Markdown -> PDF is extremely useful, but when minimal formatting is allowed and professors require editable document, Pan...
mrnd GNU/Linux 32 36,407 15-01-2018, 11:01 AM