This one’s pretty simple, but if you have admin access to your team’s Slack account, you can use Slackbot to add automatic replies to keyword matches. If you’re a WordPress team, you’re likely familiar with the lovable Wapuu. To generate a random Wapuu bot post whenever a Wapuu is ordered up: Continue reading →
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Using Terminal aliases to easily switch project environments
If you work for an agency, chances are you have multiple development environments. Some clients have you mirroring their engineering team’s setup, others you created to your preference, and yet more are relics of past configurations you’ve forgotten about.
In this situation, I have a hard time remembering which project needs a “bundle exec guard” versus an “npm start” to get my SASS compilers, linting tools, and other gems going. Lately, I’ve been enjoying the use of bash aliases to both act as a more organized system of inventory, and to maintain my sanity when toggling between development environments. Continue reading →