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It’s CLI Tools You Need, Not Python!

Hooking stuff up? Break out the CLI tools and embrace your legacy!

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In today’s world of software engineering the Python language is in danger of becoming the ubiquitous ‘goto’ language (pun intended) in the multitudinous connections between networked devices.




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Dr Stuart Woolley

Dr Stuart Woolley

Worries about the future. Way too involved with software. Likes coffee, maths, and . Would prefer to be in academia. SpaceX, Twitter, and Overwatch fan.

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