Posts tagged "shell"

Command Line Control: dirname

In which we have a brief look at dirname, a utility that lets you get the containing directory of any path you send to it. Nothing groundbreaking, but just really nice to have.

Command Line Control: vipe

In which we discover a new command line tool, Vipe, and look at how we can use it to easily modify and apply Kubernetes objects across namespaces.

Command Line Control: awk

In which I learn a whole new language just to be able to kill applications with a single command. A basic introduction to the awk command and the AWK language that powers it; covering how it works, some language built-ins, and a few examples to get the creative juices flowing.

xargs and the unruly tags

In which my CI/CD pipeline gets stuck in a recursive loop and I learn how to use xargs and how to delete remote git tags. If you've seen xargs in the wild, but never quite understood what it does: This one's for you!