Get a glimpse of the Launch Academy experience by watching a clinic with our Co-Founder, Dan Pickett. In this session, Dan speaks about developer productivity and how it is important for us as software engineers to become masters of our tools. Specifically with Mac OS X, Dan takes a deep dive into the tools he uses as a software developer.
Below, find some of the resources Dan mentions in the video.
Epichrome - Site Specific Browser
Browser Fairy allows you to conditionally select a browser / app based on the URL of the link
Divvy to manage screen real estate
ShiftIt is a good, free alternative to Divvy
Alfred - global hotkeys and shortcuts
Quicksilver - global hotkeys and shortcuts
iTerm2 - a terminal that has many useful features
Vimium - VIM shortcuts and hotkeys in Chrome
Web Developer Toolbar - validate w3c compliance and other tools for accessibility, HTML, and CSS
React Dev tools - debug reactJS applications
Redux Dev tools - debug redux applications
LastPass - centralize the management of your passwords
Evernote Webclipper - save things you find on the web to Evernote
Command Line Utilities
Personal Productivity Tools
Evernote - A digital brain to capture everything you read on the web
Trello - task and project management
Todoist - personal task and project management
Wunderlist - personal task and project management
Flux - adjust display colors to adapt to the time of day. It helps with sleeping if you’re on the laptop late at night.