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Do you only use the terminal when copying and pasting commands from the internet but really want to understand what you are doing?
Do you look at the terminal window and feel lost or confused; not sure what to type to do anything?
The Mac OS X terminal is a very under used but powerful tool on the Mac but can seem confusing. Commands can seem like cryptic code but the reality is its a very powerful tool and can be used with ease.
The Term will also give you greater control over your computer and can make you a better programmer when you understand how everything fits together.
i've been using Unix terminals (Mac OS X terminal originated from Unix) for over 20 years now and in that time I have found they are very powerful. You can use to simply create files or you can use them for complex script programs.
In this course you'll learn essential tools in term to get stuff done and to get a more comfortable feeling while using term. You will learn:
If your looking to become a Mac developer or want to become a Mac power user then you owe it to yourself to learn and understand the terminal
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|Section 1: Start Here|
Just a brief introduction to this course and myself
What is TermPreview
How To Run TermPreview
How To Configure Term's Preferences
|Section 2: The Basics|
How To Change DirectoryPreview
List Directory Files
What is $HOME
Creating A Directory
Create / Edit A File
Copy A File
Delete A File
Delete a Directory
The man Command
Basic Command Usage
|Section 3: Linking Commands Together To Finding A File|
The xargs CommandPreview
Using Find - Example 1
Using Find - Example 2
Lets look at previous lecture
|Section 4: Power Commands|
How to use the link command and create symbolic (soft) links
In this lecture we take a look at the who command in the terminal
In this lecture we take a look at the ps command and what it does
In this lecture we take a look at the kill command and how it is used
We look at how we use more and less to view files
In this lecture we take a look at the whereis command and what it is used for
|Section 5: Thank You for taking this course|
Thank You For Taking This Course
Developer, Video Creator, Podcaster and Mentor. Just 4 titles that could describe me and what I do.
I’ve been working in the IT industry for 18 years now and have worked as a Developer, Scrum Master and Team Leader. I’ve also been a student of many as well as mentored many others during that time.
I’ve created video content on YouTube; some popular and some not so. This helped me in gaining the experience to creating good video content for my training courses.
I’ve also spent some time creating podcasts over the years; more recently with a new podcast related to ‘Geekz Talk’(just a plug). – giving me yet more gain and experience on giving content to people and providing more for everyone who is looking for extra content.
I’m here to give to you my experience; my industry lesson learnt and my voice to help you move forward in the subject you want to learn.