Run a command when files change

Learn about entr and how it can help you

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If you usually develop your software without an IDE, it may come in handy to be able to run a custom command or two whenever a file or a group of files in the file system is modified. This post discusses ‘entr’, a small event notify test runner which might just be what you need to fill an inconvenient gap in your mouseless development environment.

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