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Julia Evans's Software Comics →

Julia Evans is a software engineer and also a computing educator! Her excellent comics can be found at Wizard Zines. I signed up for her bite-sized comics a while ago and they’re wonderful! You can sign up on the link above. Here’s one I received today:

Julia Evans's comic explaining bash parameter expansion!

I’m constantly looking up how to do bash string manipulation and this comic summarizes everything so concisely! This is kind of a cheat sheet and entertaining comic all in one.

If you like these, definitely pick up some of the comics on I have a few of them and found them both entertaining and useful for my day-to-day work.