While we’re not really very intense about optimizing our local development setups for writing software, both of use some software that we couldn’t live without. autojump, designed to reduce the number of keystrokes it takes to navigate to common directories, is one such tool.
autojump (which we alias to
j) is fast, elegant, and easy to use. Install it and begin navigating as you normally would, and over time it will build a database which will allow autojump to easily guess which directory you’re heading to next. On my laptop,
j p brings me to the
pizzabook directory, while
j P brings me to my
Projects directory. Awesome free tools with a great UX are few and far between. Trust us and use this one!
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