If you are familiar with the command line or have read my previous article, there are still some improvements you can make.
Some of these improvements require other utilities. If you’re on a Mac, then you should be able
to install most of them using
brew – find out more information at have a read of my quick
summary of Homebrew.
Cat or Bat?
brew install bat
Then add an alias, so your muscle memory of
cat gives you the desired output.
You can configure ZSH in many different ways. One way to improve your experience is using syntax highlighting. I am sure
you have it in your editor of choice (Visual Studio Code), but you can also have it on your command line.
You will need to use
brew to install the package;
brew install zsh-syntax-highlighting
Then add the source to your
Themes & Fonts
~/.zshconfig you need to change the
ZSH_THEME to the appropriate theme. I use the agnoster
theme. Next, I set the default user, which removes your username from the command line path;