cmd or powershell? believe me, linux’s cli is far better

how to create a new file in powershell?

the post proposes two ways, first, the inelegent new item (v/s the sleek touch command)

and the second … an empty file with two bytes

if you use the second method (shorter), you’ll get a weird surprise while coding : python complains of a null byte error,

source or reading from file breaks