Web Development - Training - Miscellaneous Setup and Tips / Tricks (OS X)
Tips and Tricks for developing on Mac OS X, as well as additional things you may want to install as part of your development environment.
These are some tips and tricks for developing on Mac OS X. You may need to run some of these commands or use some of these tricks when setting up your development environment.
Testing in Safari
XCode Developer Tools
Basic Git Configuration
git config --global user.name "Your Name" git config --global user.email "email@example.com" git config --global core.editor "COMMAND"
Command can be replaced with the editor of your choice. If you aren't familiar with command line / vi / vim - I'd recommend nano.
Enable Hidden Files
defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles YES && killall Finder
Hidden files may not show up in other programs "Open..." dialogs, but you can toggle those by pressing Command + Shift + .