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Mastering Sublime Text

By : Dan Peleg
Book Image

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 C/C++ with GDB

The GNU Project Debugger (GDB) is a debugger built by the open source GNU Project, and it lets us debug the following languages:

  • Ada

  • C

  • C++

  • D

  • Fortran

  • Go

  • Modula-2

  • Objective-C

  • OpenCL C

  • Pascal

GDB comes with most of the Unix distributions that include Linux and OS X. In the latest OS X named Maverick, GDB isn't installed by default and can be installed using brew. For Windows, we will have to download and install Minimalist GNU for Windows (MinGW) from This will let us compile C code and use GDB to debug it. Sublime has an awesome plugin called SublimeGDB, which is used for debugging with GDB, and is written by Fredrik Ehnbom (@quarnster).

Using SublimeGDB

We'll start by installing Sublime GDB using the Package Control. Let's open the command palette by pressing Ctrl + Shift + P in Windows or Linux, and Command + Shift + P in OS X. Then choose Install Package and install the SublimeGDB package. After installing, we'll need to configure...