Web Excursions for May 30, 2017
Web Excursions are select bookmarks from my travels around the interwebs, because I'm always thinking about you while discovering other people's cool stuff. You mean that much to me. You can see all of my (public) bookmarks on Pinboard, and visit the bookmarks archive for curated lists across the last few years.
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- Google Slides
- Ok, maybe everyone knew creating slide-based presentations was part of the Gdocs suite already, but if I saw it before I’d never bothered to explore it. I’m impressed, this is a great alternative to PowerPoint, especially if you’re collaborating cross-platform.
- SpaceLauncher - App Launcher and Switcher for Mac
- Similar to hyper-key hacks, this app lets you launch or switch to an app by pressing any configured key while holding down spacebar. Via Maarten den Braber via Paul Vantees.
- CPU Utilization is Wrong
- You know those CPU meters with often-confusing percentages that we all like to put on our desktop and Today widgets? Here’s what it really means, and also why it’s not the measure you think it is, especially as a developer.
- Idnan/bash-guide: A guide to learn bash
- Simply a “guide to learn bash.” If you want to get into more command line work and bash scripting, this is an excellent compendium of the basics. Also see Peter Stephenson’s “A User’s Guide to the Z-Shell.”
- The 100% Correct Coding Style Guide
- I thoroughly enjoyed this piece. If you’ve ever argued about spaces vs tabs, well, “It took me years to find the right answers but I’ve finally done it and it turns out the answer is…”
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