I have an above-average interest and pleasure in developing
bash scripts and I share that passion in various ways.
I bundled all of them in the Bashful Scripting network.
I started a (+- monthly) email newsletter with curated links to bash-related content. Tips & tricks for development, interesting bash projects, articles on advanced or beginner's topics. I get a lot of content from Hacker news and Github.
Still working on an intro tune, but the first episode should be live soon at
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Something I did inspired by the various learn-X-in-Y-minutes projects.
My biggest project is a work of love I started in 2017 as bash-boilerplate and that resulted in pforret/bashew. It's a tool to create bash scripts, with high-quality boilerplate code, batteries-included.
Any serious development environment needs a system for package management (install/upgrade/uninstall). I work with basher, developed in bash by Juan Ibiapina, because it's the most intuitive in my opinion.
basher install pforret/splashmark installs my splashmark program in 5 seconds and it works immediately.
What was missing , was a directory of basher compatible projects. So I started one: basher.gitparade.com