Setup Macbook M1 for Web and React Native development

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  • HomeBrew

    🍺 The missing package manager for macOS (or Linux)

    This is the tricky part. At the time of writing this post, some formulae that you may like to use, might not work. It's better to track at the GitHub issue here in the Brew's official repository which is maintained by their team. I am thankful to the whole team behind the Homebrew for making it accessible and appreciate their hard work on making things work in such a short time.

  • dotfiles

    My dot file(s) (by amandeepmittal)

    In a nutshell, this is my initial ZSH configuration in the file ~/.zshrc file:

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  • spaceship-prompt

    :rocket::star: Minimalistic, powerful and extremely customizable Zsh prompt

    For terminal prompt, I use Spaceship ZSH.

  • sharp

    High performance Node.js image processing, the fastest module to resize JPEG, PNG, WebP, AVIF and TIFF images. Uses the libvips library.

    If you have a side project that uses GatsbyJS, chances are you are going to face the issue https://github.com/lovell/sharp/issues/2460. Gatsby uses a C based library called Sharp that needs to be compiled under the ARM architecture. It did not work for me and the only way I could solve was to install vips formulae from Homebrew as mentioned in the GitHub issue itself.

  • zsh

    Mirror of the Z shell source code repository.

    ZSH is the default shell that macOS Big Sur comes with. I like to use Oh My Zsh to manage ZSH configuration and some plugins and a theme to prettify the terminal.

  • zsh-syntax-highlighting

    Fish shell like syntax highlighting for Zsh.

    The first I like to do after setting up the bare minimum ZSH configuration is to install a plugin called zsh-syntax-highlighting. It provides syntax highlighting for the ZSH shell. Execute the series below commands in the terminal window:

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