Published at
Updated at
Reading time
This post is part of my Today I learned series in which I share all my web development learnings.

Zeke Sikelianos recently shared a tweet that describes the tee command which I've never heard of. It can be used to write data to files and continue piping the same data to something else.

This is nothing world changing but in certain situations this can come in quite handy. 🎉

ls -l | tee file.txt | less 
Was this TIL post helpful?
Yes? Cool! You might want to check out Web Weekly for more quick learnings. The last edition went out 14 days ago.
Stefan standing in the park in front of a green background

About Stefan Judis

Frontend nerd with over ten years of experience, freelance dev, "Today I Learned" blogger, conference speaker, and Open Source maintainer.

Related Topics

Related Articles