5 developer environment hacks to increase productivity

  • Use iTerm2 or Bash to know which Git branch you are working on and its status.
  • Use Tmux to manage multiple window splits with fast shortcuts and hot-keys. The screen function also lets you suspend sessions and return to them later.
  • Shell Aliases are handy to remember the syntax for tedious commands and long-winded texts.
  • Organising code directories helps differentiate between cloned repositories and something you might be tinkering with locally.
  • Ripgrep is way faster than git-grep and can blaze through lines and lines of code to find what you’re looking for quickly.

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