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The following is a list of the tools and software that I use on a daily basis to help me build amazing things and stay productive throughout the day. This page was inspired by Wes Boswho is a Full Stack Developer and co host on the popular developer podcastSyntax. If you are a Developer it would be cool if you also had a page like this on your website which you can add here




  • Laptop: MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014)
  • Operating System: macOS
  • External Display: Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display
  • Mouse: Apple Magic Mouse
  • Mouse Pad: SteelSeries QcK gaming mouse pad

Desktop Apps

Code Editor Setup
  • Code Editor: Visual Studio Code
  • Theme: Night Owl - Sarah Drasner
  • Font: Fira Code - monospaced font with programming ligatures
Command Line Interface (CLI) Setup
  • Terminal: Hyper, iTerm 2
  • Theme: Material Theme
  • Shell Configuration: Oh My Zsh
Frontend Tech Stack
  • Browser: Chrome, Firefox, Safari
  • Framework: React, Redux, Next, Vue
Backend Tech Stack
  • Database: MongoDB
  • Server: Node.js
  • Serverless: Netlify, Zeit Now, Heroku
  • API Testing: Postman
  • Graphic Design: Adobe Photoshop
  • UI Design and Prototyping: Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD, InVision Studio



  • Phone: iPhone X
  • Operating System: iOS

Mobile Apps

  • Browser: Safari
  • Podcasts: Pocket Casts
  • Audio Books: Audible
  • Music: Spotify, Apple Music
  • Entertainment: YouTube
  • Social Media: Twitter, Instagram
  • Learning: Udemy
  • Developer Documentation API: Dash
  • Mindfulness: Headspace, Calm
  • Messaging: WhatsApp, Discord, Slack

Getting Things Done (GTD)

It’s basically a methodology for making yourself highly productive in your lifestyle. The Apps below are the ones i’m using to manage this workflow

Desktop and Mobile Apps

  • Calendar: Apple Calendar
  • Email: Apple Email
  • Simplenote/Typora/Notable: Note taking and writing documents
  • Notion: Notion is an all-in-one workspace where you can write, plan, collaborate and get organised - it allows you to take notes, add tasks, manage projects & more
  • Habitica: To Do Lists and reminders
  • Forest: Pomodoro
  • Day One: Journaling