Category: Terminal

Quick Fix: node-gyp problems on OS X High Sierra (10.13)

Quick Fix: node-gyp problems on OS X High Sierra (10.13)

If you’re getting iconv errors from yarn / npm when installing projects on OS X High Sierra (10.13), you might have hit the same issue as us. As best we can figure, node-gyp just loses track of the xcode tools it requires post-upgrade. Luckily the fix is trivial if you […]

11 basic terminal commands for beginners

11 basic terminal commands for beginners

Using the terminal in your web development workflow can seem alien to the uninitiated. The difficulty to learn how to use the terminal effectively is often made worse through the availability of applications which can do the heavy lifting and run terminal commands for you. Using these applications in your web development […]

How to add a custom welcome message to your terminal

How to add a custom welcome message to your terminal

Here’s a quick tip on how to add a custom message which is displayed each time you open a new terminal window. 1. Open the Terminal app 2. Run the following command to edit the bash_profile:

3. Within the editor after the source ~/.profile line, add in the following line:

You […]