Mac OS X setup guide

How to prepare your machine for building interactive news apps

Checklist

We also recommend installing a good visual git GUI such as Github Desktop.

🎱 Bonus steps

It's probably a good idea to do some work on your dotfiles to make them nicer.

Option 1 (for the adventurous): go for a git-managed dotfiles setup such as this.

Option 2 (minimal): just make your command prompt a bit more helpful – add this .bash_prompt file to your home directory.

Software installation guides

Development tools

Text editors

It's OK to install more than one.