Use a common bash command history for all bash sessions

Here’s the relevant stuff from my .bashrc shopt -s \ cdspell \ checkhash \ checkwinsize \ histappend HISTFILE=~/.bash_history HISTSIZE=99999 HISTFILESIZE=$HISTSIZE HISTCONTROL=ignorespace:ignoredups history() { # bash_history_sync builtin history “$@” } bash_history_sync() { builtin history -a #1 HISTFILESIZE=$HISTSIZE #2 builtin history -c #3 builtin history -r #4 } PROMPT_COMMAND=bash_history_sync alias h=”history 100″ So this setup runs the […]

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Why I’ll never use Postman

I’m talking about this Postman https://www.getpostman.com/ So, the essence of this “Why I’ll never use Postman” would be that, because I’m well versed, fluent in the command line environment I simply don’t need something like Postman. Postman is a single special purpose utility. Where as the command line environment is a whole very powerful interface […]

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Responsive Photo Album

I wanted a responsive photo album unlike anything I could find, plus I prefer to host all my photos myself. So I wrote this with node on the backend and just plain javascript on the front end + just a little bit of jquery. Here’s the app: http://spa.1mikemakuch.com/ and source: https://github.com/1MikeMakuch/photoalbum

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Piping shell commands

I did some looking at my shell history for the past year or so and made some casual observations, here: Most used shell commands and wanted to single out a number of commands and pipes that might be interesting to someone. What follows is a handful of commands from my shell history, from the last […]

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Most used shell commands

I remember reading that “ls” was the most commonly used shell command. Not sure why I thought about it today but, it dawned on me that I could easily calculate it directly from my shell command history. Years ago I went about configuring my shell command history options to my liking. Among several others are […]

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Portfolio

Here’s some of the software I’ve built. I have more experience on backends but I’ve built several frontends as well. This is a responsive brochure site I created, July 2017 This is a responsive SPA I built in spring 2017. It’s a web app to display sets of photos. Node on the back end and […]

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Email address validation rant

This is my canned pre-written gripe to send to website’s who don’t allow all valid email addresses to be entered into their registration forms…. Dear web developer, Your website does not accept all valid email addresses in one or more forms where you allow a user to enter their email address. Importantly it does not […]

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