Things I use.
Software I use, gadgets I love, and other things I recommend. This is the things I use to build software, stay productive, or buy to fool myself into thinking I’m being productive when I’m really just procrastinating. Here’s a big list of all of my favorite stuff.
Last updated: 15/07/2023
14 inch MacBook Pro, M2 Pro, 16GB RAM (2023)
Now, I am using an Apple Silicon-based 14” MacBook Pro prior to this and the difference is night and day. I've never heard the fans turn on a single time, even under the incredibly heavy loads I put it through with our various launch simulations.
13 inch MacBook Pro, Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM (2019)
I was using an Intel-based 13” MacBook Pro prior to this and the difference is night and day.
Visual Studio Code
I don't care if it's missing all of the fancy IDE features everyone else relies on, Visual Studio Code is still the best text editor ever made.
I'm using Figma as just a design tool but now it's become our virtual whiteboard for the entire company. Never would have expected the collaboration features to be the real hook.
Raycast is a blazingly fast, totally extendable launcher. It lets you complete tasks, calculate, share common links, and much more.
Tailscale is a zero config VPN for building secure networks. I'm using this for connecting all my devices.