Posts by versluis

How to use Xcode for C and C++ development

Posted on Jun 28, 2017

Not only is Xcode an excellent IDE for iOS and macOS apps in both Swift and Objective-C; it does just as fine a job for regular C and C++ code. This includes all the features we know and love, such as code...

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How to rename a batch of files in Linux

Posted on Jun 25, 2017

Bulk renaming files can be done with the rename command. It shares many similarities with cp and mv, but its simplicity can be so staggering that its difficult to figure out how to use it. If we just type...

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How to exit VI with or without saving

Posted on Jun 18, 2017

Although many alternatives exist, I like using vi for all my command line editing needs. To save changes, I usually use SHIFT + Z + Z, exiting vi under most circumstances. But sometimes, this trick doesn’t...

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