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In Unix systems, pipes and redirections are the bridges that join our programs. They are an underrated resource that can aid developers in their own work in powerful ways.

Today’s post will explore pipes from their humble beginnings to how we use them in our programs (with example help from Golang).

Let’s start with the humble pipe operator |. If you are running a Unix shell, we can explore the pipe…

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Dennis O'Keeffe

Dennis O'Keeffe

Senior Engineer @ UsabilityHub. Formerly Culture Amp.

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