• Tools & Tips
    Lightning Fast Folder and File Creation in Sublime Text 2Lightning file creation in sublime text 2
    I'm frequently asked about how I'm able to create new directory structures and files so quickly in Sublime Text 2. Well the answer is that this functionality is not offered natively; instead, I use a helpful plugin. I'll demonstrate it in this video.Read More…
  • General
    Top 10 Pitfalls When Switching to VimTop 10 pitfalls when switching to vim
    Admit it: every time you see a person using Vim, you consider the possibility that they know something you don't. Why else would they be using an editor that, in your mind, is dated, open-source junk? Think what you wish, but there's a reason why top developers swear by Vim. Read More…
  • Tools & Tips
    Essential Sublime Text 2 Plugins and Extensions200u
    Sublime Text 2 is a relatively new code editor that I've been trying out for a while now. While it's still in public beta, it already offers a great mix of features and performance that has convinced me to switch from my trusted Komodo. While I really do love the features available out of the box, as with most things in life, there is always room for more. With Sublime Text 2 being as extensible as it is, a big ecosystem has sprouted around it, catering to most of your web development needs, be they actually useful or catering to your whimsy. To that effect, today I'd like to share some of the plugins and extensions that I've found quite useful. While not all of them may appeal to you, I'm sure you'll a find a gem or two that will absolutely ease your workflow! Read More…
  • Tools & Tips
    Essential TextMate Shortcuts, Tips and TechniquesPostimg
    Even after six years, TextMate is still considered by many to be the best code editor available for Mac. The reason why is simple: it's incredibly powerful, and offers features that even the newest editors don't yet offer. Add a robust plugin/bundle community on top of it, and you get one heck of a code editor. I'll show you some of my favorite shortcuts and tricks today. Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    Web Design from Scratch: Choosing an EditorWeb design from scratch
    In this introductory episode, assuming you have zero knowledge of web design, we'll go through the process of choosing your first code editor. As you'll find, like a pair of shoes, you'll likely need to experiment with many code editors before settling with your favorite. Read More…
  • Web Development
    Vim Essential Plugin: SurroundSurround
    Surround.vim, by Tim Pope, is easily one of the most useful plugins available. As the name suggests, it allows you to surround, update, and delete wrapping characters and tags with ease!Read More…
  • General
    Why Cloud9 Deserves your AttentionCloud9
    IDEs are a pretty divisive topic among developers - and rightly so. We're creatures of habit, creating our entire workflow around the tools we use. Today, I'd like to talk a bit about Cloud9, the latest entry into this saturated market. If you've cemented your feet into your favorite code editor, I'm here to review a few points that I think that may just change your mind. In fact, this isn't like any editor you've ever used before.Read More…
  • Web Development
    Vim Essential Plugin: EasyMotionVim plugin easy motion
    In this first episode of Vim Essential Plugins, we'll be reviewing the helpful EasyMotion plugin, which allows us to be much quicker when traversing our pages. Read More…
  • Tools & Tips
    Quick Tip: Use TextMate Bundles to Increase your ProductivityPostimg
    TextMate is one of the most versatile tools any web developer can wield. This video aims to show you one of the easiest ways to increase your productivity and workflow while having fun doing it!Read More…
  • Web Roundups
    20 Excellent Coda Tips200x200
    I've been using Coda for a while now, and it's become my web development application of choice. There are quite a few great web development applications out there (read "18 Wonderful IDEs for Windows, Mac, and Linux") but if you're a Mac user, Coda is easily one of the best. Here are 20 excellent Coda tips to increase productivity that I've gathered during my use of Coda so far.Read More…
  • Web Roundups
    25 Vim Tutorials, Screencasts, and ResourcesVim resources
    As I continue my self-imposed thirty days of Vim, I've come across a plethora of excellent tutorials, resources...even screencasts. If you're like me, and are just beginning to dig into this fantastic open source editor, hopefully the following will help to push you along. Read More…