Web excursions are select bookmarks from Brett's travels around the internet. You can see them all on Pinboard. Visit the bookmarks page for previous Excursions.

Web Excursions for April 03, 2015

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As an addition to the tools listed in my recent post on directory traversal in the shell, commacd is a great new tool by Stanley Shyiko that combines a lot of the tricks I’m currently using into one simple system.
A gesture-based fullscreen web browser for iOS that happens to use Marky to offer web page “markdownification” as a built-in service and an iOS 8 Action Extension.
Chrome’s Console API: Greatest Hits
There turned out to be a lot of things I didn’t know about Chrome’s debug console. A lot of really useful things.
The News 2: Hacker News & Designer News & Product Hunt
This is my new home tab. A simple, beautiful presentation of my favorite sources of information and tools. Also available as a free iOS app.
Tabbie - Material, customizable and hackable new tab replacement
Another way to get Hacker News, Designer News, and Product Hunt into your Chrome new tab page, plus GitHub, Pushbullet, and more.

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