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Wes Bos

Wes Bos

XL5G3 Full Stack JavaScript Developer. Creator of really good web development courses. BBQ enthusiast.

Scott Tolinski

Scott Tolinski

Web Developer, NX2V1, Creator of Level Up Tuts, Bboy, Robotops Crew and Youtuber

Playing: 057: Hasty Treat - Dot Files



Jul 16th, 2018

Hasty Treat - Dot Files

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In this Hasty Treat (Short episode) Scott and Wes discuss dot files, what they are, how to use and manage them as well as best practices and more.

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Show Notes

3:15 - What is a dot file?

  • Access tokens
  • Settings for editors, etc.

4:40 - Dot file examples

  • .gitignore
  • .gitkeep
  • .rc
    • .babelrc
    • .bashrc
    • .eslintrc
  • .env
  • .DS_Store
  • .editorconfig
  • .meteorignore

23:46 - How to keep your dot files in sync

Hot Tip

  • In MacOS, toggle dot files with "Shift + Cmd + ."

Wes' dot files repo Prettier

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