i had the big pleasure to give a lightning talk at the leanUX meetup organized by the guys from sipgate at Düsseldorf.
the most exciting point for me was that one of my favorite speakers, a man called brad frost, also talked at this meetup.
so to let him understand what i am talking about i did this talk in english, which was quite challenging and needed some more practice than doing a talk in my native language.
i was very glad that i received a lot of cool feedback after the talk.
I tend to use User Interfaces as much as possible because i like them and i like to built them. Nevertheless i am finding myself more and more working on the command line.
Since i never start a project again without build-tools like grunt or gulp or package managers like bower or composer and favoriting a vagrant i spent a lot of time during the development on the terminal.
Btw. i prefer iterm2 as my terminal replacment with, zsh as my shell configured with oh my zsh and the agnoster theme with Sauce Code Powerline font.
In some cases you just want to open a file in the current directory e.g. previewing an image or open a HTML file in the browser. Just type
to open a file with the registered default program for this filetype.
You can also specify the program you want to use for opening the file. In case Chrome is your default browser but you want to open a HTML file in Safari type
open -a Safari index.html
Opening an URL is as simple
To open a directory in Finder type
to open the current folder or specify the folder you want to open
Opening a file from the command line is as we can see as simple as it should be.