Category: tools

Command line arguments anatomy explained with examples

Many of the scripts and executables allow providing some command line arguments. They may be required or optional. There are flags, that are just switches changing command behavior. There are, of course, arguments with values. And there are so-called positional arguments – parameters given in some order without any extra indications.
September 25, 2020
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Speed up everyday work with handy Git aliases

Git allows us to define aliases, which are basically our own commands we can use. They may be just a calls for other commands with parameters, or even shell scripts. Possibilities are unlimited.
September 13, 2020
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Simpler Git branch first push with no more errors

How many times did you try to make git push for a newly created branch to the remote repository, only to get a strange "no upstream branch" error? Here I will show how to change Git configuration with a single command to get rid of it for good.
September 11, 2020
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Git fast-forward merge - why you should turn it off

Git is a standard version control tool. You should definitely use it even for small personal projects. And when it comes to any teamwork, it's mandatory.
September 9, 2020
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