Apps, Tools, and Gear I Use (2021 edition)

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  • Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support
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  • dotfiles

    :computer: my dotfiles (MacOS) (by maxpou)

    Full list of plugins that I Can't Live Without.

  • powerlevel10k

    A Zsh theme

    I mostly use my terminal in VSCode. Otherwise, I use iTerm. My terminal theme is powerlevel10k.

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support . Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

  • axe-core

    Accessibility engine for automated Web UI testing

    Accessibility Insights and axe for Accessibility audits

  • oh-my-zsh

    🙃 A delightful community-driven (with 1700+ contributors) framework for managing your zsh configuration. Includes nearly 300 optional plugins (rails, git, OSX, hub, capistrano, brew, ant, php, python, etc), over 140 themes to spice up your morning, and an auto-update tool so that makes it easy to keep up with the latest updates from the community. [Moved to:]

    Zsh with Oh My Zsh. Oh My Zsh is a framework for managing zsh configuration.

  • squoosh

    Make images smaller using best-in-class codecs, right in the browser.

    Squoosh - Image compression

  • lighthouse

    Automated auditing, performance metrics, and best practices for the web.

    Lighthouse (CLI) - Auditing, performance metrics, and best practices for Progressive Web Apps.

  • privacybadger

    Privacy Badger is a browser extension that automatically learns to block invisible trackers.

    uBlock Origin and Privacy Badger to preserve my privacy on the internets

  • InfluxDB

    Access the most powerful time series database as a service. Ingest, store, & analyze all types of time series data in a fully-managed, purpose-built database. Keep data forever with low-cost storage and superior data compression.

  • hub

    A command-line tool that makes git easier to use with GitHub.

    Hub - a wrapper for Git command (Git+Hub=GitHub).

  • gtop

    System monitoring dashboard for terminal

    gtop - an alternative to activity monitor.

  • bat

    A cat(1) clone with wings.

    Bat - the cat command on steroids.

  • n

    Node version management

    n - a super handy tool for node version management.


    :globe_with_meridians: Maxpou's personal website

    GitHub - Where I host my code and run CI/CD pipelines

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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