It’s too easy to overlook the countless hours of dedication poured into the open source software that powers our digital lives. I want to take a moment to express my appreciation and admiration for one of the many unsung heroes of my digital world, who’s software I use all the time.

David Peter / sharkdp

GitHub Profile

GitHub Profile

These are the projects of theirs that I love & use the most:


A cat(1) clone with wings.

Bat is a cat clone with syntax highlighting for loads of languages, Git integration - and it’s written in Rust, so it works on Linux/Windows/MacOS. It’s completely replaced cat for me:

alias cat="bat"


A simple, fast and user-friendly alternative to ‘find …

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