These days, I’m using the Sublime Text 2 Beta as my text editor of choice on Windows. I searched around to find the magical incantation to use that would allow Git to use it as my commit message editor and came up empty. It turns out not to be a big deal. Just create a batch file that launches sublime_text.exe with --wait and --new-window arguments. Something like the following:
Then it’s just a matter of setting the batch file as the core editor used by git:
Update (2/25/2012): The –multiinstance command will do a much better job when launching sublime_text.exe from the command prompt, especially when you already have an instance of sublime_text.exe open. Update your batch file to look like so, and you should be good to go.
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If feel a bit behind and need to catch up on WPF, this is the book.
Great book on F# containing from Beginner to Advanced. It even has chapters on more arcane features of the language, such as Computation Expressions and Quotations.
Because this book provides source code in Standard ML, it's a fantastic
resource for learning F#. One bit of warning: this book does not teach classic
data structures. While structures such as binomial heaps and red-black trees
are presented, it is assumed that the reader already knows and understands
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