My toolbelt

I’m often asked about development tools and useful apps and services I use daily. Below there’s a quite updated list of them.

Development

  • macOS with latest updates
  • Sublime Text 3 + some useful packages
  • Terminal (sometimes iTerm2)
  • Macports
  • Git 2
  • Sourcetree
  • Kaleidoscope
  • Dash
  • Python 2.7.x and 3.4.x + pip + virtualenv
  • Ruby + Bundler + Rails + rvm
  • node.js + npm + nvm
  • Electron
  • yeoman
  • bower
  • CodeKit
  • Apache + MySQL + virtualhost
  • Postgres.app
  • Datum (check SQLite dbs in a snap)
  • Bitbucket
  • Github
  • Heroku toolbelt (no more since Docker)
  • ForkLift and rsync
  • Parallels + Linux and Windows VMs
  • Docker
  • Vagrant
  • Django
  • Flask
  • golang
  • Tens of free custom fonts
  • Photoshop + Cooler + Sketch
  • scripts and utilities of mine

Useful apps and services

  • Alfred + my workflows
  • Evernote (actually my second brain)
  • Simplenote
  • Skitch
  • Wunderlist
  • Trello
  • Sunrise Calendar (shut down)
  • Slack
  • Mail
  • GPG Suite
  • 1Password
  • VeraCrypt
  • Cryptomator
  • Tunnelblick
  • Google Drive, iCloud Drive, Dropbox, Box
  • rsync
  • IFTTT
  • Google Docs suite
  • Apple Keynote
  • Apple Pages
  • Office for Mac 2016
  • Capturer
  • Feedly
  • Pocket
  • Calibre (great if you have a Kindle)
  • Google Play Music –> Apple Music

iOS

Note: To avoid repetition, I’ve not included cross-platform apps and clients already listed above.

  • iOS with latest updates
  • PDF Expert
  • Working Copy
  • Textastic
  • Serverauditor
  • Pythonista
  • Workflow
  • Pushbullet
  • FreeOTP
  • iA Writer
  • Day One
  • Notability
  • CamScanner HD
  • Apple Mail
  • Spark
  • Alto (email client)
  • iThoughts
  • iWorks
  • OfficeSuite Pro
  • Printer Pro
  • Penultimate
  • Tayasui Sketches Pro
  • Aftership
  • 60db (awesome morning reports!)
  • Pocket Casts
  • Bloomberg
  • MSN Money
  • SeekingAlpha
  • Reddit
  • Product Hunt
  • Hacker News
  • Money Pro
  • Fing
  • IP Tools
  • Nice Trace
  • Net Status
  • Kindle
  • Maps.me (awesome offline maps)
  • AirBnB
  • Hostelworld
  • Skyscanner
  • Shazam
  • Quora
  • Buffer
  • Google Analytics