Fig: Visual Terminal Assistant with Brendan Falk and Matt Schrage

For all the advances in software development over the years, one area that has seen minimal improvement is the terminal. Typing commands into a black text interface seems antiquated compared to the dynamic, flashy interfaces available in web browsers and modern desktop applications. Fig is a visual terminal assistant with the goal of changing that. Fig sits next to the developer’s normal terminal and enhances the terminal experience. The founders of Fig, Brendan Falk and Matt Schrage, join the show today to discuss how Fig works and why it is useful to have an enhanced terminal.

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