The leap from Windows to MacOS was a big one. I still use Windows for programming, but I’m forced to use a Mac where I work.
One of the developers told me that “once I go Mac, I never look back”. I’d say “once I go Mac, I go crazy”. MacOS is not suitable for programming. It’s actually not suitable for anything, probably except reading mail and editing documents. MacOS is really hard to use, and it’s like a have my face covered and one hand tied to my back. The right hand.
However, I could not use Notepad++ for programming so I moved to another great tool, Brackets.
I’ve been using since Sprint 28 (which is like a version number), and I now have Sprint 31. New features have been added, and the Lint integration makes it even more useful. Have I told you about GIT integration? It has that, too.
Here’s a quick tip for making your Mac suck less:
If you don’t need a full path bar, you can also just show the path in the Finder’s titlebar with these terminal command:
defaults write com.apple.finder _FXShowPosixPathInTitle -bool YES killall Finder
You can undo this by changing the “YES” to a “NO” and running the commands again.
Currently, the only way to quit the Finder is by typing “
killall Finder” in a Terminal window, which is inconvenient. But we can add a quit item to the Finder menu by using a different terminal command:
defaults write com.apple.Finder QuitMenuItem -bool YES killall Finder
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