Quick tip: leverage strings command to make hybrid files more readable

December 29, 2023

I came across a nifty linux command (strings) recently and wanted to boost the volume. It's super helpful for filtering out non-human-readable (binary) content from from a file.

For example, I reviewing a Vim swap file containing php content and the output looked like:

Silvrback blog image(don't worry - this isn't actual data. . . .

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Why does curl think my downloaded data is binary?

Because it is.

August 02, 2023

While working on a project recently, I came across an odd warning upon running curl:

foouser@foo:~$ curl "https://api.foo.example/blah"
Warning: Binary output can mess up your terminal. Use "--output -" to tell
Warning: curl to output it to your terminal anyway, or consider "--output
Warning: . . .

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Command Directory

July 05, 2023

I’ve been meaning to do this for awhile now… Here’s my own list of handy commands/one-liners.

Azure - Bash

az group create --name <resourcegroupname> --location <region> - Create a resource group in bash cloud console.

az acr create --resource-group <resourcegroupname> --name . . .

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