A web and mobile developers switch from Windows to OS X

I have been using Windows since win 95, I have some experience with Linux on servers, and a little bit on desktop. I am switching over from a quite powerful stationary htpc computer with Intel i5 3570K, to a Mac… This is the first time I am using a Mac as a daily driver. After using a late 2013 MacBook Pro 13″ “retina” for about 30 days, this is my little review, coming from a web and mobile developers perspective.

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Open files and folders with Sublime Text 3 from the OS X Terminal

If you are using Sublime Text 3 on your mac, you may want to be able to open files and folders in Sublime via the Terminal? You can easily do that via creating a new command, lets create the “sublime” command. sudo ln -s /Applications/Sublime\ Text.app/Contents/SharedSupport/bin/subl /usr/local/bin/sublime open your ~./profile file either via command line, or another editor: vi ~./profile add /usr/local/bin to the PATH variable, for example like

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How to easily switch to Sublime Text 2 theme (or other themes) in Eclipse

If you want a different theme and syntax highlighting for your code in Eclipse, or if you are just tired of looking at text at a white background and want to try something new, you can easily switch to a different theme. Download and install the Eclipse plugin called Eclipse Color Themes. It can also be installed via the Eclipse update manager: In the top menu, go to Help -> Install new Software -> Add source and enter the plugin

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Sublime Text 2

It’s been a busy year, but I will try to keep up with the posting from now on. This post is about an excellent text editor named Sublime Text 2. Sublime text is an advanced text editor, like Notepad++, which has a plethora of functions. It works well editing everything from plain textfiles to medium large code projects. Sublime text has lots of advanced features, like Multi line selection Intuitive regular expression search and replace Syntax highlighted file mini-map

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