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Jim Priest

developer | thinker | tinkerer

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πŸ”¨ [git]: Write better commits with Gitmoji

This is akin to putting HTML into email. Just... no.

Why is Docker on macOS So Much Worse Than Linux?

I keep revisiting these posts every few months. Looks like ...

How To Install Pop Shell Window Tiling Extension On Ubuntu 20.04 Or 20.10, Fedora, Debian, And Arch Linux Or Manjaro

Long time i3 user - wonder how this compares?

11 Reasons I love Linux, and 1 why I don't

FWIW Bitwig is a fantastic DAW with native Linux support. bi...

9 Must Watch Movies for Programmers in 2020 🎬

Halt and Catch Fire. If you grew up in the 80s it's fantasti...

What is the most beautiful Linux distro?

i3 :)

One bash command to start the day πŸŒ…

I do something similar on may Mac using Alfred - I just enter...

What keyboard do you use?

Code Keyboard but I've had them for awhile and sort of gettin...

Enhancing my tattoo machine

Awesome post! Great seeing geeky tech used outside of 'dev...

Windows vs linux?

FWIW Linux 100%. I had a Windows machine at work and whil...

Yet another reason to prefer unit tests πŸ˜‡

Agree. This is much more difficult with a spaghetti/legacy ...

How Do You Remember as a Developer?

β€œNever memorize something that you can look up.” ~ Albert E...

git naming conventions

We use feature/JIRA-123-description-authorinitials-version

πŸŽ‰πŸ’»My fresh development setup for 2020 (VS Code, Windows 10)

Was curious how scoop compared to chocolatey - and they hav...

Let's Talk Windows vs macOS

I would try Linux again. I've used Linux at home for years ...

3 Reasons to use a Clipboard Manager

Been telling people about clipboard managers for ages. Alw...

How I used VS Code for my talk instead of Keynote or Powerpoint

Great idea! What did you use for Markdown preview?

Switching back to my old buddy Sublime Text from VS Code πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ

The big feature missing in Sublime for me for so long was a...

Robot Framework Docker Container

You have to remember it's just running the Robot tests - ag...

Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

I was really excited for WSL and really tried to make it wo...

What are you looking forward to this weekend?

Finally get to sit down and play with things I learned at A...

5 Best Free Note Taking Apps for Programmers

Notable github.com/notable/notable Is free but recently he...

Where to start with Git?

And this one - when things go bad :) ohshitgit.com/

Where to start with Git?

cli. cli. cli. We just switched from SVN to Git and I encou...

Adobe, You Piece of Work, I'm Through

Amen. I noticed now even if you sign in with your Adobe ac...

Company switching to Macs, should I switch my job?

I've used Linux at home for ages but have always had to use...

CF: A Legacy of Legacy

The problem is there are tons of legacy CF apps out there, ...

Yes, ColdFusion is "Unpopular". No, I don't care.

Don't forget Commandbox

Yes, ColdFusion is "Unpopular". No, I don't care.

ColdFusion's been paying the bills since 1996 :)

The lies and lack of self respect that lead to burnout

One of my blue collar friends told me "8 and gate". Clock y...

Smart Commit

Some more detail on how you did this would be useful.

Switching to OpenSUSE. I have a few questions.

+1 for i3.

Why is Linux Not More Popular on the Desktop?

Think it's just fear of the unknown. People are comfortabl...

What Are Your Favorite/Current Mouse and Keyboard Setups?

I'd love to try a roller mouse myself but they are really e...

Software Engineer Productivity: coding

My biggest productivity boost has been to adopt a clipboard m...

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