Welcome to my /uses page where I share the tools and technologies that make my life as a full-stack developer and principal architect a little easier.

From my go-to code editor to my trusty keyboard, these are the things that help me power through my day-to-day and deliver great results.

Take a look, you might just discover something new that could help streamline your workflow too.


MacOS Software & Tools

  • Fira Code Font - Free monospaced font with programming ligatures
  • Xcode Command Line Tools - For Git. Try running git in the terminal, it should prompt to install.
  • Homebrew - Package Manager for macOS
  • Zsh - Unix shell that can be used as an interactive login shell and as a command interpreter for shell scripting.
  • Oh My Zsh - A delightful, open source, community-driven framework for managing your Zsh configuration.
    • I use the agnoster theme
  • VS Code - Code editor redefined and optimized for building and debugging modern web and cloud applications.
  • iTerm2 - iTerm2 is a replacement for Terminal and the successor to iTerm.
    • I use the Fira Code font with ligatures enabled in preferences
  • nvm - Node Version Manager
  • Node.js - JavaScript runtime built on Chrome's V8 JavaScript engine
  • Lightshot - The fastest way to take a customizable screenshot
  • Kap - An open-source screen recorder built with web technology.
  • Spectacle - Move and resize windows with ease
  • Dropbox - Cloud storage. Team uses this on occasion to share files.
  • VLC - Free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files, and various streaming protocols.

VS Code Extensions

General Extensions
  • Better Comments - Improve your code commenting by annotating with alert, informational, TODOs, and more!
  • Better TOML - Better TOML Language support
  • Code Spell Checker - Spelling checker for source code
  • GitLens — Git supercharged - Supercharge the Git capabilities built into Visual Studio Code
  • Gremlins tracker - Reveals some characters that can be harmful because they are invisible or looking like legitimate ones.
  • IntelliCode - AI-assisted development
  • Markdown All in One - All you need to write Markdown (keyboard shortcuts, table of contents, auto preview and more)
  • Prettier - Code formatter using prettier
  • YAML - YAML Language Support by Red Hat, with built-in Kubernetes syntax support
Web Dev Extensions
  • Apollo GraphQL - Rich editor support for GraphQL client and server development that seamlessly integrates with the Apollo platform
  • ESLint - Integrates ESLint JavaScript into VS Code.
  • Firebase - Firestore Security Rules syntax highlighting
  • Import Cost - Display import/require package size in the editor
  • IntelliSense for CSS class names in HTML - CSS class name completion for the HTML class attribute based on the definitions found in your workspace.
  • MDX - Language support for MDX
  • npm Intellisense - Visual Studio Code plugin that autocompletes npm modules in import statements.
  • npm - npm support for VS Code
  • Path Intellisense - Visual Studio Code plugin that autocompletes filenames
  • React-Bootstrap Snippets - Code snippets for React-Bootstrap (authored by yours truly!)
  • vscode-styled-components - Syntax highlighting for styled-components

Technologies & Frameworks

  • Bootstrap - World's most popular front-end component library
  • Bootswatch - Free themes for Bootstrap
  • ESLint - ESLint statically analyzes your code to quickly find problems
  • Gatsby - React-based, GraphQL powered, static site generator
  • Google Firebase - Backend-as-a-service
  • Jamstack - Decouple the web experience layer from data and business logic
  • Netlify - All-in-one platform for modern web projects. Build, test, and deploy globally
  • Prettier - An opinionated code formatter that supports many languages and formats code on save
  • React-Bootstrap - The most popular front-end framework rebuilt for React
  • React - A JavaScript library for building user interfaces
  • - Full-stack error tracking system for web applications
  • Styled Components - Write CSS in your JavaScript
  • TypeScript - TypeScript extends JavaScript by adding types to the language

Productivity & Communication

  • Evernote - Notetaking app
  • Notion - Productivity and note-taking app
  • ProtonMail - End-to-end encrypted email service located in a secure facility 1 km under a mountain in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Slack - Place for team to communicate
  • TickTick - Task management app that helps you stay organized


  • React Kindling - 🔥 A template to build, test, and share React components and hooks easily.


  • Awesome - 😎 Awesome lists about all kinds of interesting topics
  • - A list of /uses pages detailing developer setups, gear, software and configs.

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