Beginner Programmer Tips and Tricks

Visual Setup

Writing Code

AutoClose Tag
Auto Rename Tag (left), Code Spell Checker (right)
Bracket Pair Colorizer
  • Control + z: undo action
  • Control + shift + z: redo action
  • Command + tab: switch between programs
  • Command + left/right: move the cursor to the beginning or end of the line
  • Option + left/right: move the cursor to the next word or punctuation
  • Command + x: cut selected items
  • Command + shift + up/down: highlights everything above or below your cursor
  • Command + click: move a window in the background without bringing it to the front
  • Option + shift + up/down: duplicates the same line of code up or down
  • Hold option + click: multi-cursor editing




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