08 Apr '13, 1am

Navigate Code, Not Text: How to Navigate Effectively in @rubymine via @pivotallabs

Navigate Code, Not Text: How to Navigate Effectively in @rubymine via @pivotallabs

Terminal text editors often allow you to navigate in terms of basic text objects, such as, characters, words, or lines. For maximum speed, the commands for these simple navigations are usually available on home row keys; so you don’t have to use the arrow keys. Unfortunately in RubyMine, performing these basic movements requires using the arrow keys. However, I saw this disadvantage as an opportunity to research alternative navigations. RubyMine may make simple movements tedious, but it adds many powerful code-based navigations. By being aware of programming constructs such as methods, and classes, RubyMine demonstrates the difference between IDEs and text editors. In this post, we’ll look at some of these unique navigation commands for OS X . Navigating by Symbol command + option/alt + shift + N is for when you know what you’re looking for, but not where it is. This short...

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