My toolbelt

Often I’m asked about development tools and useful apps and services I use daily, both on Mac and on my mobile devices. So I’ve decided to write down a list of them.

Development

  • OS X 10.11 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)
  • Skitch
  • Wunderlist
  • Trello
  • Sunrise Calendar (shut down)
  • Slack
  • Mail
  • GPG Suite
  • 1Password
  • VeraCrypt
  • Tunnelblick
  • BoxSync, Google Drive, iCloud
  • GoodSync
  • IFTTT
  • Flux (my eyes savior!)
  • Apple Keynote
  • Apple Pages
  • Google Docs suite
  • Capturer
  • Feedly
  • Pocket
  • Calibre (great if you have a Kindle)
  • Google Play Music

iOS

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

  • iOS 9 with latest updates
  • PDF Expert
  • Working Copy
  • Textastic
  • Serverauditor
  • Pythonista
  • Workflow
  • iA Writer
  • Notability
  • CamScanner HD
  • iWorks
  • OfficeSuite
  • Printer Pro
  • Penultimate
  • iThoughts
  • Overcast
  • narwhal
  • Product Hunt
  • Hacker News
  • IP Tools
  • OsmAnd+ (awesome offline maps)