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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

Publishing our plugin

We are going to publish our plugin to Package Control, so everyone can download and install it. To publish our plugin, we'll need to have git installed on our system and a GitHub account. Let's first start by creating a repository for our plugin and committing all files to it by running the following commands in the plugin folder:

git init
git add .
git commit –m "Initial Commit"

Create a new public repository in GitHub by going to and pushing our local repository there by running:

git remote add origin
git push -u origin master

In the preceding code, USERNAME is your username and REPO-NAME is the repository name you just created. GitHub will prompt you for the username and password.


You can also add a file to your repository.

Now for the tricky part: we'll need to select Fork on the page, as shown in the following screenshot:

After forking, we...