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New Course: A Developer's Guide to Setting Up a New Mac

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Getting a new Mac is a great thing for a developer, but it is also important to set up your computer with all the tools and utilities you need to do your job most effectively. In A Developer's Guide to Setting Up a New Mac, you'll see how to set up all the important tools that every developer needs.

What You'll Learn

In this course, you'll learn all about the many different tools that you can use to make your development environment the best it can possibly be. Tuts+ instructor Andrew Burgess will teach you about installing all the programs you need, and show you how to customize them to create a speedy, efficient workflow. 

Here's a free preview of some of the lessons from this course:

Terminal Customization

The course includes a whole section on the terminal, covering things like installing iTerm, creating custom terminal prompts, and working with shell aliases and functions. In this lesson, you'll learn how to customize the look and feel of your terminal.

Homebrew and Xcode Tools

You can get even more out of the command line by installing the Xcode command line tools and Homebrew, the Mac OS X package manager. Find out how in this video.

PHP and Apache

In this lesson, you'll learn how to install the latest version of PHP with Homebrew, and make it work with the pre-installed version of Apache.

Start Learning for Just $15

You can take our new course straight away by subscribing to Tuts+. For just $15 a month, you get access to this course and hundreds of others, with new ones added every week.

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