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Transforming Unsplash Images

Unsplash uses Imgix to serve its images, which means you can transform the images before downloading.

Dec 08, 2022

Global Content IDs to Minimize Risk in Changing URLs

Use a unique value within a URL and make the rest arbitrary. This way you have flexibility to change URLs without breaking functionality for your visitors.

Aug 28, 2022

Git Checkout Previous Branch

Checkout the previous git branch without needing to remember or type the name.

Jul 27, 2022

Change Back to Previous Directory

Navigate to the directory you visited previously without the need of remembering or typing the name.

Jul 23, 2022

Remove Related Videos from YouTube Embed

Hide the “more videos” section on an embedded YouTube video with this quick tip.

Jun 15, 2022

Run a Single Jest Test

Learn how to run a single test within a file, how to target a series of tests within a file, or how to only target a single file when using Jest.

Jun 04, 2022

Pro Tip: Use “1.” for Every Ordered List Item when Writing Markdown

A quick tip for making ordered lists in markdown easier to write.

May 31, 2022

Use a Preceding Space in Terminal to Hide from History

This is a trick to running commands that you don’t want to be saved in your history.

May 29, 2022

Use a Code Spell Checker

Spell-checking isn't just for documentation.

Mar 01, 2021

Delete Entire Word in Terminal and iTerm2

Ever find yourself holding down the Delete key on the command line? Here's a way to work faster.

Feb 08, 2021