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Mastering Sublime Text

By : Dan Peleg
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Mastering Sublime Text

By: Dan Peleg

Overview of this book

Sublime is the leading platform for developing websites, applications, and software. Sublime Text is a sophisticated, cross-platform text and source code editor. It supports a number of different programming languages and is extremely efficient and feature rich. With Sublime Text, programmers can develop their web applications faster and with more efficiency. This book will put you at the frontier of modern software development. It will teach you how to leverage Sublime for anything from mobile games to missile protection. Above all, this book will help you harness the power of other Sublime users and always stay on top. This book will show you how to get started, from basic installation through lightning fast code navigation and up to the development of your own plugins. It takes you from the early stages of navigating through the platform and moves on by teaching you how to fully customize your platform, test, debug, and eventually create and share your own plugins to help and lead this community forward. The book will then teach you how to efficiently edit text, primarily by using the keyboard. You will learn how to interact with the Sublime Text community using the mailing lists and IRC.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Mastering Sublime Text
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Debugging JavaScript with Web Inspector

There are tons of web developers among us, and we all find our own ways of debugging our JavaScript code. Sublime has a wonderful plugin to make it easy for us. It is called Sublime Web Inspector (SWI). It lets us set breakpoints, examine the console, evaluate selections, debug step-by-step, and more! This plugin requires Google Chrome to be installed.

Installing Sublime Web Inspector

At the time this was written, the Package Control didn't include a Sublime Text 3 version of SWI. So, we'll need to install it manually by cloning the ST3 branch on the SWI repository on GitHub. Let's start by opening our packages directory from the Sublime Text menu by navigating to Preferences | Browse Packages…. This will open up the packages directory. We'll need to navigate to this directory from the console; in Windows, we can do it simply by Shift + right-click | Open command window here, while on Linux and OS X, we'll need to use cd to navigate manually from the...