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Nick Freeman

← picks

Developer Tools & other miscellaneous software

Programs and utilities I use every day


Alfred for Mac

https://www.alfredapp.com/

a more powerful, programmable, and customizable spotlight alternative

Better Touch Tool

https://folivora.ai/

highly customize Mac trackpads and other input devices with multitouch gestures

fkill

https://github.com/sindresorhus/fkill-cli

“fabulously kill processes”

Homebrew

https://brew.sh/

Indispensable package manager for MacOS

mkcert

https://github.com/FiloSottile/mkcert

easy local CA for localhost and test domains

pandoc

https://pandoc.org/

swiss-army knife for converting documents between markup formats

Pocket

https://getpocket.com/

a single place to bookmark articles and other links to read later across browsers and devices

Sequel Pro

https://www.sequelpro.com/

Open-source SQL database management app for MacOS

SourceTree

https://www.sourcetreeapp.com/

GUI git client, great for visualizing repo state even when using the CLI

VS Code

https://code.visualstudio.com

my current IDE of choice for most web projects (and beyond)