Command line for non-techies
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Command line for non-techies

For designers, new developers, UX, UI, product owners and anyone who's been asked to "just open the terminal".
4.4 (6 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
24 students enrolled
Created by Remy Sharp
Last updated 2/2018
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  • 4.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Navigate and run applications in the terminal for a smarter workflow
  • You'll be comfortable with tools available in the terminal
  • Learn how to shoot yourself in the foot
  • Make your shell your own
Course content
Expand all 38 lectures 04:16:12
+ Install all the things
5 lectures 31:59
Running applications
05:46
brew install fun
07:46
gem install
06:31
npm install --global
09:44
Which is best?
02:12
+ Tools of the Terminal Trade
5 lectures 34:40
Connecting programs
08:25
echo & cat
01:33
grep "searching"
06:22
head tail less
10:23
sort | uniq
07:57
+ How (not) to shoot yourself in the foot
5 lectures 52:01
Delete all the things
07:41
Super user does…sudo
07:49
Permissions: mode & owner
11:16
Kill kill kill!
12:21
Health checking
12:54
+ Making the shell your own
7 lectures 54:00
Owning your terminal
09:18
Fish
10:18
Themes
01:50
zsh: "zed shell"
10:10
zsh plugins: z st (and more)
08:26
Aliases
05:43
Beyond aliases: functions
08:15
+ Web development workflow on the CLI
11 lectures 01:01:30
Piping workflow
08:13
Setting environment values
03:03
Default environment variable values
01:46
Terminal editors
06:41
wget and cURL
09:53
ngrok for tunnelling
06:37
json command for data massage
07:51
awk for splitting output into columns
04:11
xargs (for when pipes won't do)
02:15
watch to monitor programs (and tricks)
06:47
Ponies to brighten up your terminal
04:13
Requirements
  • A modern computer. Mac, Linux and Windows users are welcome.
Description

Designers, developers, beginners and anyone who wants to learn to use the terminal and command line to be more effective, happier and profitable.

Using the terminal can help optimize your workflow and make repetitive tasks easy, which makes for happier and more profitable work.

The early modules are aimed at beginners who don't particularly know where to start. By the end of the course, you'll be looking at personalising your terminal, custom aliases, how to grab web content and manipulate it using grep, awk, and much more.

Who this course is for:
  • Designers, new developers, UX, UI, product owners and anyone who's been asked to "just open the terminal".