Dwayne McDaniel – Pantheon

Let’s talk about magic

  • Don’t be afraid of bash, just use it
  • Stephen R. Bourne Created Unix shell in ’79
  • bash “causes actions” its that simple
  • Linux ’92 / ’93 Linus Torvalds
    • Now you can run in on Windows 😐
  • Build Tools
    • CirlceCi
    • Jenkins
    • CI / CD

Bash

  • Included in Mac and Linux
  • Can install on Windows
  • $ prompt
  • ~ home directory
  • pwd – present working directory
  • ls – list contents of directory
  • ls -a list contents – all (including hidden files)
  • .. – one level up
  • mkdir – make directory
  • cp – copy
  • mv – move
  • rm – remove
  • rm -rf — remove all recursive (be careful)
  • history — show history of commands
  • clear — clear screen
  • open — Open files and directories

Tools

  • grep — general regular expression search
  • curl — pull from a url
    • curl – I — header
  • vi – editor
  • nano – editor
  • calc – calculator
  • git – version control
  • ddgr – duck duck go search
  • wp – wpcli — WordPress command line
  • backstop — automates visual regression
  • example image magic — convert images
  • .bashrc — create a alias such as ff to open Firefox if you want
    • automate bash commands into a sequence
  • Scripting
    • “hello world”
    • use wp-cli to automate stuff you do frequently
    • build a script to build websites
    • run scripts to update, test, test, move to production all within bash
    • ctrl a — move to front of line

Tips

  • duck duck go is great for documentation
  • watch star wars in asci

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