Harness the Combinatoric Power of Command-Line Tools and Utilities


Use Colima to Run Docker Containers on macOS

Published March 29, 2022 and last verified on June 2, 2023

Use Colima, a small open-source container runtime on your Mac instead of the official Docker client with docker-compose and buildx support.

Command Line Shortcuts

Published February 5, 2021

Learn some handy command-line shortcuts to speed up your workflow

Throwing All Your Work Away in Git

Published January 8, 2020 and last verified on December 27, 2022

Use Git subcommands to clean up your working directory if you want to discard changes.

Looking Up Domains

Published February 6, 2019

Use host, dig, and whois to look up information about domain names.

Fixing Mistakes

Published January 28, 2019

Typos happen. Fix them with these two tricks.

The Cal Command

Published January 27, 2019

Display a quick calendar from your command line.

Installing Homebrew

Published January 26, 2019 and last verified on June 2, 2023

Install the Homebrew package manager on macOS

GNU Utilities on macOS

Published January 26, 2019 and last verified on May 19, 2023

Install the GNU versions of macOS utilities

Dates with the Date Command

Published January 26, 2019

Explore the date command. Format dates and find dates in the future and in the past.

Making Directory Structures

Published January 23, 2019

Use the mkdir command and brace expansion to create a complex directory structure in a single command.