Create Alias for Windows App

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According to Larry Wall, the original author of the Perl programming language, there are three great virtues of a programmer:

  • Laziness
  • Impatience
  • Hubris

As a person who aligns himself with the first two virtues and is too dumb to know what the third one means, I find myself creating ways to reduce time wastage and increase productivity that is sometimes resulting in the inverse of it.

In this tutorial, we will create an alias of a windows app to open within our bash terminal.

Install Hugo on WSL

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Static websites have become popular over the years for its speed, simplicity, and low to no cost hosting.

Install Golang on WSL

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Go is a modern programming language developed at Google at around 2007 to improve programming productivity. It is increasingly popular for its many applications like Docker, Kubernetes and popular static site generator like Hugo.

In this tutorial, we will install Go on our Windows Linux Subsystem environment.

First, we will install it using Ubuntu’s package manager, and then we will install it using the binary distribution.

Crime Analysis

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In this tutorial, we will load and clean UCR, Uniform Crime Report data for 2017 for the city of Houston, Tx.

The UCR data contained in these reports are presented in a monthly breakdown of Part I crimes for which HPD wrote police reports. The data is furthered broken down by police districts and beats and shows descriptions of the following types of crimes:

  • Murder
  • Rape
  • Robbery
  • Aggravated assault
  • Burglary
  • Theft
  • Auto theft

Markdown Language Overview

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What is markdown?

Markdown is a text to HTML conversion tool for anyone wanting to document on the web. It allowes you to write plain text format that then is converted it to valid HTML.

It was created in 2004 by Jhon Gruber with collaboration with others including Aaron Swartz. Its syntax is influnec by previous text-to-HTML filters including Setext, atx, Textile, reStructuredText, Grutatext, and EtText.

The main difference is that markdown’s syntax is comprised entirely of punctuation characters as to look like what they mean.

Markdown is a lightweight super eazy1 to use markup language that is widely used today.