This post provides a step-by-step guide with a list of commands on how to install Sublime Text on macOS using Homebrew.
What is Sublime Text?
“Sublime Text is a proprietary cross-platform source code editor with a Python application programming interface (API). It natively supports many programming languages and markup languages, and functions can be added by users with plugins, typically community-built and maintained under free-software licenses.” ~ Wikipedia
What is Homebrew?
Homebrew is a free and open-source software package management system that simplifies the installation of software on Apple’s macOS operating system. It is known as the missing package manager for macOS.
The following is the single command required to install Sublime Text on macOS using Homebrew.
$ brew install --cask sublime-text
This section provides a quick set of commands on how to install Sublime Text on macOS using Homebrew. It is assumed that Homebrew is already installed. If not, please follow this link.
$ brew update # Fetch latest version of homebrew and formula. $ brew tap homebrew/cask # Tap the Homebrew/Cask repository from Github using HTTPS. $ brew search sublime-text # Searches all known Casks for a partial or exact match. $ brew info --cask sublime-text # Displays information about the given Cask $ brew install --cask sublime-text # Install the given cask. $ brew cleanup # Remove any older versions from the cellar.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Sublime Text on macOS making use of Homebrew. Follow me on any of the different social media platforms and feel free to leave comments.