As more developers are updating their apps with Material Design elements, we're starting to see a plethora of beautiful new apps on the Play Store. But which ones are the best? Let us know what you think the best looking apps on Android are and why.
Show Me Your Shell
A new service called “Shelr” for Linux/Mac terminal users is now available. Shelr allows you to display your terminal in real-time. This tool can be very useful for displaying a terminal to a non-adept user. Rather than using the time old tradition of telling someone how to do something:
type adb root, then type adb remount, then type adb shell, then type cd/system, then type echo “ro.myMyNewProp=New”>>/system/build.prop
Now you can show them. You see, people tend to learn better from an example rather than simply being told or seeing a huge wall of text. Shellr can put a block of text into a more understandable, real-time context. The best part is that you can pause, copy and paste directly from the animated movie. For reference, check out my example of adding a new prop to my build.prop.
Next time you find yourself in a situation where you’re about to post a gigantic block of code or a series of cryptic commands, remember to pull Shelr out of your digital toolbox.
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