Tagged: shell

  • Pry Plugins

    Crafting Your First Pry Plugin

    When I was first introduced to the pry gem and the alternative Ruby CLI / REPL experience it provides, I have to admit, I didn't get it. I didn't understand why pry was a better option than irb or more typically for me, rails console. Sure, Pry's built-in commands like...
    Tuning dd block size

    Tuning dd block size

    Though I wouldn't call myself a dd expert, I have had my fair share of occasions to yield the might that is dd. From my first job after college using KNOPPIX and dd to rescue NFL game footage from dying HDDs on behalf of NFL video coordinators, to using dd...