Installing a Text Editor

There are a ton of great text editors available to Rails developers. However, we reccommend Sublime Text. It's a very popular tool among Rails developers and your instructor will likely be using it. You can install it at

Bonus Step

Sublime includes a neat shortcut to open files and projects in your Terminal. In your Terminal type:

ln -s "/Applications/Sublime" /usr/local/bin/subl

Now you'll be able to open files and projects by typing subl [name of project]