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What ChatOps Solutions Should You Use Today? Janne Kemppainen |

Over the years we have seen many tools that enable communication with computer systems using a chat interface. Many of them are now obsolete as their development has ceased, though they still seem to be recommended everywhere. What are the tools that you …

Use Inquirer.js to Create a Conversational CLI User Interface Janne Kemppainen |

Your CLI apps don’t have to be boring. Especially when there are plenty of possible configuration options, and the program is not going to be executed from a script, it might be better to provide a conversational user experience.

Should You Switch to Colemak? Janne Kemppainen |

You may have been pondering with the idea of switching away from QWERTY to a superior keyboard layout such as Colemak or Dvorak. But is it worth the trouble, especially if you’re a programmer?

Create GitHub Actions Workflows with a CLI App Janne Kemppainen |

GitHub Actions workflows are defined as YAML files that can contain various configurations. Sometimes it can be difficult to remember all the available options. That’s why I created a handy little tool called Actions Workflow!

Write a Bash Command That Fails Randomly Janne Kemppainen |

Usually you want the commands that you run to succeed. Though sometimes it might be useful to make them fail randomly for test purposes.

Run Selected Python Unit Tests from the Command Line Janne Kemppainen |

It doesn’t always make sense to run the full suite of tests when you’re developing a part of a program. So how can you run only a portion of your Python unit tests on the command line?