Imagine hearing Gary Bernhardt’s voice each time you hit an extra key by mistake. I no longer hit
<Esc> more than once to exit insert mode in vim, because the second time I’d hear: WAT? What the fuck are you doing hitting escape again if you’re already in normal mode? This is the path to perfect typing.
Now, if you also want WATs in your Mac:
Copy the file to
Select it in System Preferences » Sound
Make sure you have your bell enabled in your terminal app. Most people disable it because they don’t master the art of precise typing, but this was before they knew about WAT Driven Development.
PS: My only contribution to WAT Driven Development was putting things together. Gary Bernhardt is an awesome dude who makes a living with his advanced programming screencasts and his WATs traveled around the interwebs thanks to his lightning talk. Noah Kantrowitz did watbutton.com. Pau Ramon showed it to me and got me excited to do the actual thing. He blogs here.
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