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Broot 1.0

5 minute read Published: 2020-09-02

8 months ago, but it feels like years ago, somebody shared a link to broot on Hacker News. There was some very kind messages and broot gained a few users. But I had more in my TODO list.

A lot was done since.

At first sight, broot didn't change much: It looks the same and what could be done then can still be done the same way, 500 commits and 60 releases later.

For better prompts

5 minute read Published: 2020-07-29

Prompts I see everywhere are very bad in my opinion.

They're sometimes fancy, full of bling which amazes coworkers, but usability nightmares.

Broot content search

4 minute read Published: 2020-07-26

An example of an efficient search workflow based on broot, a general purpose file manager.

Use broot and meld to diff before commit

4 minute read Published: 2020-07-05

Before every commit, I do a short review of what I wrote. And usually there's a few last things to fix, mainly comments.


1 minute read Published: 2020-07-04