I really ought to learn to use #awk. I keep running into tasks that seem like it's the exact tool I'd need. I'm just lazy.
@jlamothe yup awk is a really useful tool to have.
@uoou has done a nice video intro - recommended.
@uoou @fedops Yeah... this is the video that made me realize I need to learn it. ;)
@uoou @jlamothe same here, and I feel more and more that's true for everything. The amount of functionality that's baked into the tools we use every day is just staggering.
@fedops @uoou I really like the UNIX idology of having a bunch of small tools that do one thing really well. Things like awk sometimes scare me a little.
...says the emacs user. :/
@jlamothe @uoou 😂
Remember awk is an interpreted programming language, in addition to also being extremely useful as a filter.
@fedops @uoou It seems to exist in this weird middle ground. It's an interpreted programming language, but a weirdly specialized one.
@uoou @jlamothe the doubleclickers are missing out on so much... 😀
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