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John Schofield presents Command Line Fluency:Avoiding Repetitive Stress Syndrome

  • Oct 30, 2013 · 7:00 PM

John Schofield presents BASH

We have invited John Schofield of to talk to us about BASH!


7:00PM Meet, Greet & Eat

7:30PM Main Presentation

Followed by a healthy Q&A


In addition to being a husband and father, John Schofield is a Python and BASH programmer, Linux lover, command-line guru, and sharp dresser.

You can find John at:

Twitter @Schof



How to use the BASH command-line with a minimum of keystrokes and a maximum of speed.


QConnects is connecting us up with food and beverages so we don't listen to a great talk on an empty stomach :)

Q is a Technology Talent Acquisition Company which was founded to provide increased quality of service and exceed client expectations by placing talent into compatible company environments. Our goal is to find great opportunities for our talent and quality talent for our clients. We understand that Time, Value and Money are important factors in selecting an acquisition partner. Therefore, our aim is to provide this to our clients through our uncompromising commitment and efficient service.


Yet again, big thanks to our friends at CoLoftAvesta, Cameron & Gang for hosting us!  Don't miss also their Coloft Academy -- a business and tech training curriculum for startups.

Coloft is a community and work space focused on empowering entrepreneurs,startups, & freelancers.


Television Four, located in the heart of Hollywood, is a broadband television programming and production company. TV4's mission is to feed your passion with great storytelling delivered to any screen, anywhere. TV4 are filming tonight's meetup.


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  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks very much, Caroline! I really appreciate you putting the video together!

    November 12, 2013

  • Caroline R.

    November 11, 2013

  • Caroline R.

    Here are John's slides from last night:

    Thank you all for attending!

    2 · October 31, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I had a great time tonight. Thanks everyone!

    Will the gentleman who told me about alt-. to bring up argument history please give me his name? I'd like to give credit.

    5 · October 30, 2013

  • Matti S

    There's a few community events I wanted to share with everyone and encourage you to encourage you to spread the word. I believe they are still also looking for presenters.

    Nov 9-10, Sat-Sun, So Cal Code Camp at USC
    FREE community event - focus on developers
    I'm encouraging everyone interested to attend, and please do encourage people who would make good presenters to present ( especially on Open Source tech topics ;)
    Venue sponsored by USC­­

    October 29, 2013

    • Matti S

      Nov 16, Sat - Big Data Camp.
      A new one for So Cal. Please pass the word, also we're iirc still looking for Big Data presenters.
      FREE community event
      Venue sponsored by Shopzilla

      Feb 21, 22, 23, 2014 - Fri, Sat, Sun - SCALE 12x
      Call for presentations is open.
      Please encourage people who you think would make good presenters to present. Typically any open source tech/eff type topic is fair game.

      October 29, 2013

    • Matti S

      Feel free to ask me any questions at the meetup

      October 29, 2013

  • James S.

    Guess who built a command line suite although there already was one, and a bunch of legacy command line jobs? Guess who is stuck on php 5.2 ding this? This guy....

    1 · October 4, 2013

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