Fake it till You Make it (Pick up New IT Skills Like a Maniac)

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If learning new IT skills or new programming language is a burden for you, you should watch the slide. Or if you just want to save 5 minutes of time per day, you will also benefit from it.

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  • Fake it till you make it
  • Learning newIT skill is daunting
  • Low RAM
  • time forMuscle Memory
  • What if I tellyou
  • there is something
  • Better than Training wheels
  • Betterthan CheetSheet
  • BETTER than Notes
  • Introducing TextExpansionutilities
  • Windows PhraseExpress
  • MAC Atext
  • Don't Repeat Yourself
  • For Everyone
  • Data Entry-Auto Correction Typos gets corrected as you type them abbout about teh the woh who cliche clich cafe caf
  • Data Entry- Form Filling You are writing another email and you need to give your full contact information. You type this in the text area: ;sig Hit Enter, and it instantly expands to: California Hospital Medical Center 1401 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90015 (213) 748-2411 Annie Burns
  • Data Entry- Canned Response You are a customer support agent, and you are trying to help someone in live chat to understand what "API key" is. Instead of nding that denition to copy and paste to the live chat window, you type this: ;api-key Hit Enter, and it will magically expand to the full denation for you
  • Becauseyou've predened dictionary&abbreviations
  • Data Entry- RichTextTemplate
  • You getthe idea
  • Wait
  • Itgets Better
  • For Coders
  • UseVariables
  • Code Snippets
  • Sys Admins on steroids
  • Memorize 1 abbreviation Use Multiple Commands
  • re ghting & have your command done in 1 second
  • Command never meantto be remembered isablinkaway
  • Use it anywhere
  • -Terminal(AnyCommand Line Interface) -VIM editor -Word Document - Browser - Remote Desktop
  • Turnyour nightmare ubuntu-vm-builder kvm precise --debug -v --domain somename.somedomain.com --arch amd64 --dest /data/kvm/somename.somedomain.com --hostname somename.somedomain.com --cpus 2 --mem 2048 --rootsize 51200 --swapsize 1024 --user nexus9 --pass qwerty21 --bridge=br0 --ip --mask --net --bcast --gw --dns --dns --mirror http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu --security-mirror http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu --components main,universe --addpkg openssh-server --addpkg acpid --removepkg cron --timezone America/Los_Angeles --libvirt qemu:///system
  • Into Joy ;vm-add
  • Call Shellor apple script with Abbreviation #!/bin/bash echo "Hello from Bash!"
  • Whatproblem didwe solve? Save time ( 5 min x 365 day = 30 hr. per year) Less mistake, less Typo Universal macro. Create once, use everywhere Did I mention you can save time?