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  • # July 17, 2012 at 5:59 pm

    Command-Tab

    # July 17, 2012 at 6:09 pm

    Basically, Command == Ctrl.

    So Cmd+W closes a window, Cmd+Q quits an app, Cmd+H hides an app, etc etc

    # July 17, 2012 at 6:11 pm

    thanks
    I will google some of these shortcuts to get more info

    # July 17, 2012 at 7:04 pm

    @krysak4ever Check out this free Mac app that helps with learning shortcuts: http://www.cheatsheetapp.com/CheatSheet/

    # July 17, 2012 at 9:48 pm

    I use vim
    tmux
    livereload
    xscope

    # July 18, 2012 at 1:14 am

    @joshuanhibbert
    just what I needed

    thanks to you guys I managed to put together a list of so far 35 apps for Mac :)
    which are preatty neat

    see my list above, I sorted them by price in ascending order

    # July 18, 2012 at 1:38 am

    @krysak4ever So what are your thoughts on being a Mac user now that you have had it for a couple of weeks?

    # July 18, 2012 at 7:25 am

    @joshuanhibbert
    you can read what I posted 8 posts above :)
    where I wrote my first post from Mac

    *

    but basically Mac is faster, easier to navigate, more powerful when doing web design / coding work

    UI is super simple, no unnecessary options, al is almost instantly clear what it does

    only drawback I so far suffer with is my “muscle memory” on left hand where I keep messing keys on keyboard as I am used to those from Windows (Ctrl, Win, Alt)

    so in that bit I am slightly slower while typing and editing but smart apps that enhance productivity fairly make up to it and I am still 3x faster then on Windows

    # July 18, 2012 at 7:34 am

    @joshuanhibbert
    it seems I could not choose a better time to switch

    http://mac.tutsplus.com/
    these articles are just what I need :)

    # July 25, 2012 at 5:22 pm

    thanks to you guys I managed to gather quite a list (first post)
    7x times updated so far

    today I found super nice thing
    https://tutsplus.com/course/so-you-bought-a-mac/

    watched whole course
    for a former Windows guy this is the right “ammo” to fall in love with Mac even easier :)

    # July 27, 2012 at 11:40 am

    QUESTION

    on Mac I miss the easy way to drag to sides, maximes … windows feature from Win7
    does anyone of you guys use any of these apps ?

    ($10.00) http://manytricks.com/moom/
    (FREE..) http://www.boastr.de/ … (Better Touch Tool)

    # July 27, 2012 at 1:08 pm

    for a free powerful editor i prefer macvim. Not a whole lot of customization but it handles all sorts of languages.

    # July 27, 2012 at 2:20 pm

    Make sure you are binding your mission control options to keys you can easily reach. I felt the same way you did about sides / maximizing, etc but after using mission control to setup additional desktops and working between windows that way I find Windows to now be the limiting of the two platforms (I still run windows at my office).

    # July 27, 2012 at 7:21 pm

    @matt_sanford
    so far for me the best choice is http://www.sublimetext.com/
    Win, Linux, Mac + is powerfull and fast

    @JoshWhite
    I am still getting used to Mac but these neat apps as mentioned above make it easier to cross over to the other universe*
    * (obvious FRINGE hint :))

    # July 27, 2012 at 8:37 pm

    SOLVED “for now” :)

    inside a month, in 12 updates, I managed to gather a list of 50 apps for Mac
    * with your help
    * Google
    * https://tutsplus.com/course/so-you-bought-a-mac/

    if I were to buy all of them (excluding Photoshop) it would cost $1334
    I will buy just the most essential ones now to get up and running
    then add up gradually in course of the year

    feel free to read through the 1st post and add here any cool app you use
    thanks a lot again

    @theacefes
    @jamy_za
    @tithos
    @ChrisxClash
    @wolfcry911
    @markdesign
    @karlpcrowley
    @TheDoc
    @joshuanhibbert
    @triphoppa
    @matt_sanford
    @JoshWhite

    *

    @krysak4ever “Over and Out” :)

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