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Explain Shell

6th February 2022 - 5 minutes read time

If you are working on the Linux command line then sometimes you'll do a search to find out how to run a command that performs a task. I don't usually copy and paste commands in unless I can see what is going on, which used to mean spending time going through man pages and documentation trying to find out what this or that flag does.

That all changed when I foundĀ explainshell.com, which will extract the parameters of a command and tell you all about what the different flags will do.

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PSPad - The Free Text Editor

30th April 2008 - 4 minutes read time

Since starting programming I have used a lot of text editors, some have been good, and some have been very, very bad.

One text editor that stands out is PSPad. It is a free text editor for Windows that has lots of features and is very stable. I have been using this for a while now and have seen very little problems. I say "very little" as I once tried to open a 800 megabyte log file and it fell over, which is understandable.

PSPad

It has the following features: