Wading into the Morass

In my last few jobs, I’ve had the pleasure of coming into the company and taking partial responsibility for large, complex code bases.  Often much of the code was written by someone who was no longer at the company.  This can be a daunting task, and if you’re a...

Jerks with Terminals (or, Stupid Shell Tricks)

In the Jelly Engineering chat room, during the lulls in cat-gif sharing, a topic related to programming occasionally comes up. A few weeks ago, we started talking about the havoc one could wreak on an unsuspecting person’s system via the shell. Jerks With Terminals,...