This page is to serve as reference for anyone curious of what tools I use, as well to serve as a checklist should I ever need to setup a new machine for myself!
- Alfred (my “I can’t live without app”), app launcher, clipboard history, terminal commands (hyperalfred) custom workflows, bookmark launcher, calculator, conversion, internet search bar, Github repo and gist launcher, house for all code snippets, text expanding ones, The Alfred Emoji Pack. I love this app.
- VS Code w/ Material Palnenight High Contrast theme, Operator Mono font, and with these settings and extensions.
- FireFox Developer Edition
- Hyper.is w/ hyper-one-light theme
- Dash for keeping docs in a dedicated App instead of browser tab
- Things for task management and quick notes
- Bear for markdown notes
- Photoshop, Lightroom for designing and images
- SIP App for extracting colours
- iCloud Drive for personal stuff
- Dropbox for projects and app data like ~/.vs_code/ and Alfred.preferences
- Slack for work related discussions and assignments
- VVV w/ VirtualBox.app for localhost development
- Little Snitch for reducing and monitoring network
- Insomnia for REST API debugging
- Zoom.us for chit chat
- Spotify & iTunes (with Apple Music subscription)
- Retina MacBook Pro 15″ Early 2013 2.7 / 16 / 256
- Apple Magic Keyboard & Magic Trackpad 2 space grey
- Rain Design Laptop Stand space grey
- BenQ Low Blue Light Monitor 27″ – 2560×1440 (although I have my eyes on the LG UltraFine 5K Display)
- Dual 27″ Monitor Mount modified w/ no arms, single monitor
- This adorable small power bar (so easy to access on desktop for quick (un)docking)
- Logitech C920 Webcam HD Pro w/ selfie light
- LED Light Strip at back of desk
- Monster Inspiration over-ear noise cancellation headPhones (these things are falling apart, had to replace the headband & earpads, not recommended), w/ 8ft Amazon Basic cord
- Licorne 15,000mAh Solar Charger power bank (awesome while camping!)
- Kindle Paperwhite 3rd generation, Mid 2015 (one of my favourite pieces of hardware)
- iPhone SE space grey
- w/ Apps: Things, Dropbox, PayByPhone, hangTag, BCAA, Firefox, CBC News, Imgur, Spotify, 1Password, Authenticator, Netflix, Nest, WordPress, Slack, Chrome
- Desk I custom built the top, and placed on these filing cabinets
- Chair Staples® Hyken™ Technical Mesh Task Chair, Black
- Lamp BAROMETER
- Proudly Powered by WordPress
- Hosted on Pressable, backed up with VaultPress and AWS S3.
- Plugins Akismet Anti-Spam, Delete Thumbnails & Resized Images, Exploit Scanner, Good Reads Books, Google Analytics for WordPress by MonsterInsights, Google Authenticator, Gutenberg Tile Block, Imsanity, Jetpack by WordPress.com, Login LockDown, Redirection, Regenerate Thumbnails, Simple Custom Post Order, VaultPress, WP Pusher, Yoast SEO.
- Theme is a custom theme, probably too custom to release, but I’ve posted the source code here incase anyone wants to fork it.