Ever find yourself holding down the Delete key on the command line? Here's a way to work faster.
When you type something you don't want to run on the command line it can be annoying to hold down
delete until everything you want to remove is gone.
There is always the nuclear option, in which you cancel the current command with
c and start over.
But often it would be better to delete one word at a time, as you can in most text editing programs on Mac. The standard pattern is
delete. But that doesn't work as expected out of the box with Terminal or iTerm2. Here's how you can set it up.
Small batches work really well in manufacturing and product development. Let's try them out around the house.