Why Use a Bash Script that Launches Multiple Command Line Tabs?
Imagine you just rebooted your computer now for some reason…
Do you have this feeling of “Ok… Ii just need to open again a bunch command line tabs, run a series of scripts, start the log tails, open the IDE and I will be good to go!”?
If you still find yourself having to run all these commands, launching all the Docker containers and mounting the entire setup when you reboot your Linux machine, then keep reading! The solution may be a few lines of bash script 😉
Modern front-end web development is in constant change. The evolution is this area has been so rapid in the past years that sometimes it’s hard to keep up with the new kids on the block while maintaining focus on what needs to be done.
(Since there is a huge chance that, while I am writing this article, there are 100325 new front-end tools being released, it’s possible that this image is already not completely up to date.)
The version 5.4 of LaravelPHP Framework was released this week and it’s full of interesting new features and improvements. Although we are already used to the constant innovation of this framework, 5.4 is one of the most interesting releases we have ever seen.
I guess I am not the only one who has one or more RSS collection on which I don’t want to read all the news. Only scroll through and check if something interesting catches my attention.
Those are the perfect collections for me to check while I am eating or just taking my break near the computer. Even more perfect if I don’t have to click for the news to change!
A couple of days ago, O’Reilly published a free mini eBook from Davey Shafik about Upgrading to PHP 7. This eBook has around 80 pages and is available in ePub, Mobi, and PDF at this link.
“Upgrading to PHP 7” book review:
PHP 7—the most dramatic update to the language in over a decade—has arrived. This O’Reilly report provides you with a short guide to the major changes in this new release, including a revamped engine (Zend Engine 3), a bunch of new features, and lots of language cleanup. You’ll learn about basic language changes, deprecated features, Unicode enhancements, changes in Object-Oriented programming, and other enhancements.
The book also covers why it took more than 10 years for the next major version of PHP since PHP 5 – and also what happened to version 6 in the meantime.
Important details regarding changes to PHP 7, include:
– Deprecated features, starting with alternative PHP tags and POSIX-compatible regular expressions – Uniform Variable Syntax, including consistency fixes and new syntax – Basic language changes, such as new operators, constant arrays, new functions, and regular expressions – Expectations and Assertions – Error handling – Enhancements to PHP’s Unicode, closure, and Generator features – Changes in Object-Oriented programming – Scalar type hints (perhaps the most polarizing and exciting new feature)