Developer Environment setup#

At this point in time, I'm struggling to decide upon a stable development environment, as I have both a WIndows 10 laptop and Apple MacBook.

Local servers#

live-server - this is the best local development server. Has watch functionality & expedites development#

http-server - runs 2nd#

The editors I'm mucking about with at the moment are, and will change over time:

  • Visual Studio - Insiders
  • Sublime Text - best and fastest editor, licenced for 1 copy
  • Atom - I've got this loaded on both machines, though not doing anything just yet

  • JetBrains WebStorm - bought this a while ago prior to the onset of the first 2 editors, both of which I think are near superior (certianly cost $0.00, agains the JetBrains licence). I'll probably can this once the renewal comes in.

  • JetBrains RubyMine - using this so that i can get to function definitions at press of button when battling RoR code. It's superior in functionality when it comes to that.
  • Parallels for Mac - run windows on Mac (allows me to travel O/S with Mac)

E#ditor's snippets#

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Commands to know:
git init
git clone (url)
git add (file names)
git  commit -m "(committed message)
git remote add origin master (url)
git push -u origin master
git pull origin master

Commands used in this video: git init - initialize a new repo in a directory git config --global "name" git config --global "email" (--local option as well) git status - see the state of files in working tree, staging area vs latest commit in git history git add - move file(s) to the staging area git log - view the git history / git commit graph git diff - diff of working tree and staging area git diff --cached - diff of staging area and latest commit git rm - remove a file from the working tree and the staging area git checkout -- filename - retrieve a file from the staging area into the working tree git reset HEAD filename - retrieve a file from the latest commit into the staging area git checkout (commit hash) filename - retrieve a file from a previous commit

markdown linter#

Markdown/CommonMark linting and style checking for Visual Studio Code

For a tutorial, see Build an Amazing Markdown Editor Using Visual Studio Code and Pandoc by Dave Johnson.