cdruc

Uses

Occasionally people ask me about my setup, what apps and services I use, and so on. So here it is:

Hardware

  • Laptop: MacBook Pro (2014) - this thing is almost 10 years old and runs better than anything I had before.
  • Mic: Audio Technica ATR-2100x-USB
  • Phone: iPhone SE2020
  • Sound: JBL Flip 5

Code

  • IDE: PHPStorm - slow, but best for PHP development
  • Editor: SublimeText - for quickly opening up projects
  • Theme: Material Darker
  • Font: Jetbrains Mono, previously I used Operator Mono and Menlo

Apps

  • App launcher: Alfred
  • Notes: Bear
  • DB management: TablePlus
  • Responsive design: ResponsivelyApp
  • FTP client: FileZilla
  • Todo app: TickTick
  • Screen recording: Screenflow
  • Change screen resolution: RDM
  • "amazing" thumbnails for my YT videos: Figma
  • Spelling & grammar: Grammarly
  • Password management: 1Password
  • Communication: Discord
  • Terminal: iTerm2
  • Music: Spotify
  • Writing: Mini Diary

Services

  • Server management: Forge
  • Hosting: Digital Ocean
  • Domains: Dreamhost
  • Code storage: Github - personal projects
  • Backup: Google drive

Browser

  • Chrome & Firefox
  • Grammarly
  • Adblock Plus
  • Fake Filler - automatically fill up forms
  • JSON Viewer
  • Loom
  • VueJS devtools
  • Video Speed Controller - speed up videos more than 2x
  • 1Password

That's it. Hopefully I haven't missed anything - if I did, let me know!