Refactored 073: "Discoverability vs Expressiveness"

Wherein the guys nerd fight, but agree on spaces over tabs and vim over emacs.

published Jul 19, 2022
Show Notes

Refactored #073: “Discoverability vs Expressiveness”

On this episode of Refactored…

  • Chris likes DistroTube’s video about Vim where he argues (counterintuitively) that Vim is a better UX than a GUI editor.
  • Is it worth it to learn the arcane sorceries of a terminal editor? The guys debate. Chris says yea, Frank says nay.
  • Vim vs Visual Studio is a great case study to the broader Linux vs Fisher Price OS Winders debate.
  • The guys like PowerShell (except the syntax) and Desired State Configuration (DSC) and SCCM Microsoft Endpoint Manger (MEM) are brought up for some reason.
  • Some time is spent comparing Excel vs Google Docs vs sc.
  • … and much more!

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