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apart from not being generalisable to all shells, `Y <<< X` seems nicer to me than `echo X | Y`, e.g.
<<< lol cat;
it reads easier, you type less, and it also looks cool
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Don't do this:
echo word | command
Using a bash "here strings" and "here documents" look leeter than piping echo into the command. Also prevents subshell execution. Word is also expanded as usual.
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