2023-04-17 - Setup
- back to Le Wagon's Bootcamp log.
- terminal basics
- git and github basics
- knowing their platform (kitt)
Useful Slack Tip: Ctrl+k
To quickly find someone or some channel, simply go to the Slack window and press
Ctrl+k. It will open the "Jump to" box and you can just start typing the name of whoever you're looking for.
Some setup adjustments
Here are some things I did after finishing the Le Wagon's setup.
After applying LeWagon's setup, when we open a terminal inside VSCode, it opens on the right side. This is annoying! 😖
Steps to configure it to always open on the bottom:
- In the top menu, go to
- It will open a JSON file.
- Search for
"bottom"(don't forget the
- Save the file and restart VSCode
- ✅ done!
One thing that I like about zsh is when it tries to complete the command we're typing based on our history. To achieve this we need to add the plugin zsh-autosuggestions.
~/.zshrc simply add
zsh-autosuggestions to the end of the
In my case it looks like this:
plugins=( git gitfast last-working-dir common-aliases zsh-syntax-highlighting history-substring-search ssh-agent zsh-autosuggestions )
Restart your shell (
exec zsh) and now when you type a command you'll see a suggestion based on the command you already typed.
To accept the suggestion, just press right arrow key (or the
I don't like to move my hands/fingers away from the home row of the keyboard, then I configured the "accept suggestion" key to
Also, I like the suggestions to be in dark-easy-to-ignore-gray, so I can't be distracted by the suggestions.
To achieve these two requirements, I've added this content at the end of the
# accept autosuggestions with Ctrl+Space bindkey '^ ' autosuggest-accept # autosuggestions in dark-gray ZSH_AUTOSUGGEST_HIGHLIGHT_STYLE='fg=0'