I use a lot of tools. So here’s a list.

Note: I’ve mostly been using windows recently so this does not include most Linux tools.

Development Environments & Editors

  • Visual Studio 2013-2015: For most C# Dotnet projects
    • Jetbrains Resharper
  • Jetbrains PHPStorm: PHP Development IDE
  • Atom: Scripting, HTML, CSS. With some plugins
  • Visual Studio Code: Alternative editor for scripting
  • SQL Server Management Studio: Primary SQL editor
  • Jetbrains Datagrip: Alternative SQL editor
  • Nano: Command line editor

Developer/Operational tools

  • Cygwin: Command line tools
    • Fish : Shell
    • OpenSSH : SSH
    • inetutils : Network utilities
    • rsync : Bulk File Transfer via SSH
  • Terminals : GUI RDP Client
  • New Relic : Website analytics & Performance
  • Cloudflare : DNS & Website Caching
  • vestacp.com : Hosting Control Panel
  • Composer/packagist: PHP Package management
  • Nuget/ProGet: C# Package management
  • Github: Public Source Control
  • Gitlab: Private Source Control
  • Filezilla: FTP GUI
  • wappalyzer.com : Website Checking
  • gtmetrix.com : Website performance checking
  • BlackFire : PHP Performance measurement
  • lorempixel.com : Quick placeholder images
  • gitignore.io : Quick Gitignores
  • runscope.com : API Debugging
  • getpostman.com : API Debugging
  • punypng.com : Image compression
  • pexels.com : Stock Photos
  • puphpet.com : PuPHPet: VMs for local PHP Application dev
  • jekyllrb.com : Static Site Generator
  • regexr.com : Regex building
  • jsfiddle.net : JS Sharing
  • glot.io : Quick Debugging & code sharing
  • justbeamit.com : P2P file transfers

Communication

  • Slack: Teams
  • Groupme: Hybrid Messenger
  • Telegram, FB Messenger, SMS: 1on1 Messaging

Other

  • Google : Keep, Tasks, Inbox, & Drive
  • Lacie : File Backup
  • Journey : For Recording my thoughts
  • Windirstat : Local disk analyzer
  • LastPass : Password Manager
  • Pushbullet : SMS to desktop relay
  • ShareX : Screenshots and screen recording