TMUX windows vs iTerm2 tabs

TMUX windows vs iTerm2 tabs

Working in the terminal entirely is an incredibly efficient workflow when done appropriately. Periodically I stop what I'm doing and think...

Can I work more efficiently?

There are most generally multiple projects worked on at a time, multiple tasks simultaneously running for those projects, some of which are commonly moved between to edit things. I've had conversations with a coworker recently about tmux sessions vs tmux windows and we came to a conclusion.

Tmux windows are workspaces, sessions are for projects.

With this distinction, we use those workspaces or windows as tabs like we would traditional virtual desktops or virtual

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tmux + vim + iterm2 + powerline

tmux + vim + iterm2 + powerline

I've been pretty pampered with all my IDE's in the past working a lot on windows machines. Whether it was Visual Studio, Sublime 3 or even notepad++ it's been a good ride. Lately though I've switched entirely to an arch linux custom build on my home pc, and a macbook pro for my work laptop. Both machines now share the same work environment: terminal multiplexer, vim and iterm2 all with a powerline visual update. It has been surprisingly a super quick and easy transition. Every now-and-then I'll find myself switching to the atom editor for non-work related stuff like the

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