Things I use

I receive a lot of questions on stream about my setup and what I use. So here's a list! ✨ Click on the filter buttons to view items in that category.

Last updated 24 January 2022


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Cloud hosting platforms

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Most of my projects are built on the Jamstack, which usually means they are sites prerendered into static HTML at build time, and enhanced with JavaScript on the client. I currently use Netlify and Vercel for these projects.

For applications that require Node.js on the server — for example, my Twitch bot — I use Heroku.

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Contentful

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I manage most of the content on this website using Contentful — a headless CMS that delivers your data in JSON.

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Figma

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Figma is a collaborative interface design tool you can use in the browser. I use this primarily to work with designers to collaborate on ideas and assets.

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f.lux

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f.lux is an essential application for me — it's one of the first things I install on a new machine. I have pretty sensitive eyes and f.lux ensures that I am shielded from too much blue light throughout the day and late at night.

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GitHub CLI

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If you host your git repositories on GitHub, this is a great tool to manage your code without having to leave the command line. Create repositories, pull requests, issues and more in the terminal where you are already working with git and your code. It's a great productivity booster!

View cli docs on GitHub
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Miro

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I started using Miro in 2020 as a replacement for physical whiteboards when the world started working remotely. Whilst it's not a perfect replacement for the real thing, if you want cloud-collaborative software that's capable of visualising ideas and concepts in a digital space, or if you just want to stick a load of post-it notes somewhere, Miro is fantastic.

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Spectacle

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I've used Spectacle for years — it's one of the first apps I install on a new machine. It's unobtrusive, easy to use, and easy to configure.

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Trello

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I use Trello to keep track of streaming and content ideas, and other life projects such as house renovations and meal planning.

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