Before coming to Holy Cross, please make sure you have the following freely available software installed on your computer:

  • a web browser
  • the Atom text editor (download here)
  • the Java Development kit (download here)
  • a bash shell:
    • OS X and Linux users: this is already installed. (OS X: find Terminal in your Applications/Utilities folder. Linux: open your favorite terminal.)
    • Windows users: install Git (this includes the gitbash shell)

Configuring your software

To configure Atom to support editing tables and validating XML, see the guides from the HC MID tech support pages