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Launch Sublime Text from the command line on OSX

Sublime Text includes a command line tool, subl, to work with files on the command line. This can be used to open files and projects in Sublime Text, as well working as an EDITOR for unix tools, such as git and subversion. Requirements Sublime text 2 or 3...

Launch Sublime Text 2 or 3 from the Mac OSX Terminal

As I’m working in the OSX Terminal more and more these days, I’m always on the lookout for time saving shortcuts. A really useful tip that I picked up recently from Zander Martineau is how to open up Sublime Text straight from the Terminal. This is...

Why Should Homebrew be used to Install Python?

The big advantage of using a package manager like Homebrew is it makes it easier to keep your Python installation up to date. If you download Python from the website, then to update it means you’ll need to go back to the website and download a new copy of Python...

Homebrew

How To Homebrew is a package management system for OS X. You can read more about it here, or simply run ruby -e “$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)” to install it. First things first, you need to familiarize...

How to Get Into the MacBook BIOS

A system’s BIOS, or Basic Input/Output System, is a software chip in a computer’s motherboard that determines how the operating system functions. All Windows operating systems use BIOS, while MacBook computers use an equivalent called EFI, or Extensible...