When using Mac OS X, I used to use the CLI vim by the excellent Homebrew package manager.
Now I’ve just stumbled over macvim, which is kind of a “deluxe vim” for Mac OS X, including adjusted key bindings for the Mac and a GUI menu, supporting Cocoa file dialogs, among others.
It’s highly recommended if you want to have the best of both the CLI and GUI editor worlds.
Mac OS X comes with a pretty useful tool to list all the details about your system:
E.g. to find out whether your RAM supports ECC:
# system_profiler|grep ECC
Or wether your SSD supports TRIM:
# system_profiler|grep TRIM
TRIM Support: Yes
A friend recently told the following joke:
“The idea that git can be used offline is an illusion – you still need connectivity for googling which arguments to pass to what command.”
That’s an exaggeration, of course, but as always, there’s a grain of truth in it. So here we go: