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It' a MacBook Air from 2013, with many struggles, among them the handling of some web migration to WordPress (I got the overview of how many) and the developing of our plug-ins, Nelio A/B Testing and Nelio Content. Having worked for a few years as a Mac programmer (the last to work for the Web and WordPress), I have had some experiences with the Mac OS X plattform and like it.
Today, it's common to see Macs everywhere as development devices. However, I think it might be useful to tell you what I use in my daily lives and what you can find to enhance your WordPress development knowledge on Mac. WordPress Script Generator is the sacred grain of utility programs needed to create WordPress.
WIM: the editors of choices for all hackers. When you are a champion of your own field, your development skills can soar. TextMate: a plain text editing tool that has lost its bellow over the years. SublimeText: If you are looking for a simpler and much more customizable text editing tool than your existing sublime text editing tool, SublimeText can be the one you need.
It is very much liked by WordPress programmers because it has tons of enhancements that make it your valuable tool. Parentheses: We are faced with an author who is friendlier than the others and has a very similar atomic approach, though a little less likeable. Nuclear: my present chief editor. Mm-hmm. Microsoft Code Studio: the latest Microsoft text processor that works amazingly well and is open code.
PHPStorm: If you need an IDE like Eclipse, PHPStorm is without a doubt the best you like. WordPress and other PHP framework features include functions for developing it. That' s why I quit using it a long while ago, although I think it is an interesting choice for many developers' profile.
I' m pretty pleased with this plugin and its editing features, which make it easier for me to work as a WordPress programmer. However, I'm looking forward to trying Visual Studio coding that looks great, even if it's Microsoft's one. As soon as you have written your own coding, you no longer have to loose it. You can use Git and Subversion to do this.
If you' re also working as a group, it will be even more important for you to co-ordinate everyone' s work, bring together your codes, and avoid some of them suppressing each other' s changes. You can use both utilities from the commandline, but if you are hypersensitive to the terminals, here are some options for the GUI of your Mac.
Hosting your source files there can help you manage everything from this desktops app. SoftSVN: Multiplatform submission clients that also include comparing files to detect different codes. Editions: Unique Mac version versioning clients that make it simple to work with your SVN repositories. Every version has its own SVN repository. Mac excluse-only version of the Suitcase clients.
Git is much more common today than U.S. version, although it is not quite so in WordPress. In order to load your plug-in in WordPress, you still need to use your own version of it. You need a WordPress client to be able to develop for WordPress. If you don't, you won't be able to test the codes of your designs, plug-ins, or whatever you are developing, which I don't suggest under any circumstance.
Today it is much simpler to create a WordPress test installation based developer interface. Carying Vagrant Vagrants (VVV): the "official" WordPress developer options. When it works for you, it is the best surrounding you can use, but sometimes it collapses without even realizing why. Furthermore, both managing new installs and selecting custom configuration becomes a little complicated if you don't have some degree of remote access to the machine.
Locally: does the same as VVV, but it is much simpler to deploy and use. All you see is an interfacing with your WordPress installation and you don't have to bother about anything like configuration or even your own machine. Switching to Locale I'm sick of getting VVV bugs every few nights and I'm thrilled.
HAMP: an installationable packet containing Apache web servers, MySQL databases and PHP. Unless you know too much about administering servers, this might be an interesting choice because everything is managed from a central control panel. What's more, you can also use a central control Panel. But then you have to directly download and run your WordPress on the codex-software.
I' m currently combining VVV with Local for my WordPress installation. Actually with you, Locale is the one I use the most because it's easy and fast. Nelio is not a specialist in designing, but it is clear that we believe that it is a very important issue, so we always do our best to meet our needs.
Here is the complete tool list: While I know I didn't add any Adobe utilities (see Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere...), the reality is that we don't use any of them, nor did we have any need to use them with the options I discussed earlier. At some point, when we become more specialized in designing, the lists will probably increase.
Additionally to all the above, I don't want to end the articles without mentioning a number of listed utilities that we find very useful if you are a WordPress web developers. When you need to compile your designs and plug-ins, this is the ideal one.
Drink/Grunch: The automation of developing jobs (minimizing file size, consolidating file, etc.) is something that will save you a lot of valuable resources and simplify your work. In Nelio we use sips and grunts to automatize certain functions related to the creation of our plug-ins. Now you have a great WordPress developing tool (or the web in general) on any Mac, Linux or Windows operating system.
You have more than enough to get going with minimum editing equipment, i.e. a WordPress client and WordPress client. When you use a tool that does not appear in this listing, please send us a message and we will refresh the item. I am sure that there are many more useful programs to help you develop WordPress that are interesting.