Aliases are nothing more than keyboard shortcuts or abbreviations, and although they’re a bit limited, they’re great for simple commands. Edit the nano ~/.bash_profile file and add your alias, save and restart and boom, shortcuts!

Projects Folder

alias code="cd /Users/jameswilliams/documents/repos"

Use applications more easily from the command line.


ln -s /Applications/ /usr/local/bin/

Sublime Text

ln -s "/Applications/Sublime" /usr/local/bin/subl