My current Indie Hacking toolkit

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  • hub

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

    SCM: Git + Hub (https://github.com/github/hub)

  • ScreenToGif

    🎬 ScreenToGif allows you to record a selected area of your screen, edit and save it as a gif or video.

    Create animated GIFs: ScreenToGIF (https://www.screentogif.com)

  • WorkOS

    The modern API for authentication & user identity. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

  • thefuck

    Magnificent app which corrects your previous console command.

    Correcting mistyped commands: thefuck (https://github.com/nvbn/thefuck)

  • Odoo

    Odoo. Open Source Apps To Grow Your Business.

    Odoo (https://www.odoo.com)

  • winget-cli

    WinGet is the Windows Package Manager. This project includes a CLI (Command Line Interface), PowerShell modules, and a COM (Component Object Model) API (Application Programming Interface).

    Installers: SDKMan (https://sdkman.io), Winget (https://github.com/microsoft/winget-cli), Homebrew (https://brew.sh), Volta (https://volta.sh)

  • flanker

    Python email address and Mime parsing library

    Mails: Mailgun (https://www.mailgun.com)

  • kubectx

    Faster way to switch between clusters and namespaces in kubectl

    Infrastructure: Docker & Kubernetes, Minikube and microk8s for dev, kubectl/kubens (https://github.com/ahmetb/kubectx), Skaffold (https://skaffold.dev), Dive (https://github.com/wagoodman/dive)

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

  • volta

    Volta: JS Toolchains as Code. ⚡

    Installers: SDKMan (https://sdkman.io), Winget (https://github.com/microsoft/winget-cli), Homebrew (https://brew.sh), Volta (https://volta.sh)

  • dive

    A tool for exploring each layer in a docker image

    Infrastructure: Docker & Kubernetes, Minikube and microk8s for dev, kubectl/kubens (https://github.com/ahmetb/kubectx), Skaffold (https://skaffold.dev), Dive (https://github.com/wagoodman/dive)

  • tldr

    📚 Collaborative cheatsheets for console commands

    tldr for avoiding wasting days in man pages (https://tldr.sh)

  • mkcert

    A simple zero-config tool to make locally trusted development certificates with any names you'd like.

    Certificates: LetsEncrypt, mkcert for dev (https://github.com/FiloSottile/mkcert)

  • Stripe

    PHP library for the Stripe API.

    Stripe (https://stripe.com)

  • desktop

    Free and open source streaming software built on OBS and Electron. (by stream-labs)

  • skaffold

    Easy and Repeatable Kubernetes Development

    Infrastructure: Docker & Kubernetes, Minikube and microk8s for dev, kubectl/kubens (https://github.com/ahmetb/kubectx), Skaffold (https://skaffold.dev), Dive (https://github.com/wagoodman/dive)

  • SDKMan

    The SDKMAN! Command Line Interface

    Installers: SDKMan (https://sdkman.io), Winget (https://github.com/microsoft/winget-cli), Homebrew (https://brew.sh), Volta (https://volta.sh)

  • prettier

    Prettier is an opinionated code formatter.

    Code formatting: Prettier (https://prettier.io) because we have better things to do than format code by hand or waste time comparing code style diffs

  • obsidian-releases

    Community plugins list, theme list, and releases of Obsidian.

  • nx

    Smart Monorepos · Fast CI

    Monorepo: Nrwl NX (https://nx.dev/). Really can't live without this one

  • logseq

    A local-first, non-linear, outliner notebook for organizing and sharing your personal knowledge base. Use it to organize your todo list, to write your journals, or to record your unique life.

    Journaling: LogSeq (https://logseq.com)

  • insomnia

    The open-source, cross-platform API client for GraphQL, REST, WebSockets, SSE and gRPC. With Cloud, Local and Git storage.

    Testing API calls: HTTPIE (https://httpie.io) and Insomnia (https://insomnia.rest)

  • Immer

    Create the next immutable state by mutating the current one

    Immutability: Immer (https://immerjs.github.io/immer)

  • ImageMagick

    🧙‍♂️ ImageMagick 7

  • httpie

    🥧 HTTPie CLI — modern, user-friendly command-line HTTP client for the API era. JSON support, colors, sessions, downloads, plugins & more. (by httpie)

    Testing API calls: HTTPIE (https://httpie.io) and Insomnia (https://insomnia.rest)

  • Google Fonts

    Font files available from Google Fonts, and a public issue tracker for all things Google Fonts

    Google Fonts (https://fonts.google.com)

  • excalidraw

    Virtual whiteboard for sketching hand-drawn like diagrams

    Schemas: Diagram.net, Excalidraw (https://excalidraw.com), Visual Paradigm Community Edition

  • excalideck

    Weapon for Legendary Slides

    Excalideck (https://excalideck.com)

  • espanso

    Cross-platform Text Expander written in Rust

  • HomeBrew

    🍺 The missing package manager for macOS (or Linux)

    Installers: SDKMan (https://sdkman.io), Winget (https://github.com/microsoft/winget-cli), Homebrew (https://brew.sh), Volta (https://volta.sh)

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