While the default install of Sublime isn't unattractive, I think we can do way better.
There are two key keyboard shortcuts that you absolutely must memorize.
Yes, you can manually right-click in the sidebar to create new files in Sublime Text, but there's a faster way. Let me show you my method.
Out of the box, Sublime Text offers a handful of "split modes." However, if you want more control, then the Origami package is right up your alley.
Vi keybindings aren't for everyone, but how will you know unless you give them a few weeks?
Though a bit more common these days, originally, Sublime Text's use of multiple cursors was incredibly innovative and groundbreaking. You'll use this feature every single day.
If you're predominantly writing PHP in Sublime Text, there are a number of tricks you can use to rapidly improve your workflow.
Now that we've improved our PHP workflow, let's switch over and do the same for PHPUnit! Think we can figure out how to run our test suite - or even a single test class - directly from Sublime Text?
Though not a requirement, you might find that it's easier to trigger your various Artisan commands directly from Sublime Text. Let me show you how to do that.
Many developers these days have adopted the PSR-2 coding standard. Let's figure out how to make Sublime Text automatically format our code to fit this standard.
Let's pull in the SublimeLinter package, so that we can instantly be notified of any PHP errors we might make while coding.