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David Alberto



David is a Lead Software Engineer at Appian.

David has written 4 posts

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Artisanal Scripting: Todo Lists and Reminders

Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash There are many tools to keep todo lists and calendar reminders, so this post isn’t necessarily going to be about a groundbreaking way of doing such things. Rather, I’ll illustrate how easy it can be to build…

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Artisanal Scripting: Keeping Secrets

Photo by James Sutton on Unsplash As mentioned in a previous post, I keep most of my configuration files and scripts in a git repository. Files that must remain secret, like ssh private keys, the .netrc file and the like should never end up there.

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Artisanal Scripting: Home Git Home

Photo by Nynne Schrøder on Unsplash Hello there, it’s David again. Over the next few weeks I will be publishing a series of posts I’m calling Artisanal Scripting. As a developer who spends much of his time on the terminal, I’ve crafted dotfiles and…

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Sending Announcements with Git Notes

Hi, my name is David and I am a little obsessed with git. At Appian, we migrated from subversion in 2010 and have been using git ever since. Besides the obvious benefits like local commits and its decentralized nature, it offers interesting features…