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OSX Automation with Homebrew and Caskroom

In my last post about dotfiles I spoke of automating the setup and installation of a new mac.

There are two indepensible tools that deserve mentioning, Homebrew and Caskroom.

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Beginners guide to dotfiles

I recently received a new Mac. Before setting it up though I wanted to investigate automation to help speed up the process and to re-use config between machines.

I am still somewhat of an OSX/nix beginner. I had heard of dotfiles and seen the GitHub page but it still wasn't really clear to me what these repositories contained and how they helped.

To help anyone in a similar position, here is what I have learned.

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