Mostly for my own future reference:
13” Retina MacBook Pro 2014
2.8 GHz Intel Core i5
16 GB RAM, 256 GB
Hardware Tinkering Stuff:
CoolTerm: Simple graphical terminal emulator
SerialTools: Available on the Mac App store. Nifty little terminal emulator.
Etcher: Burn SD cards and USB drives with great ease.
Fritzing: For diagrams
Arduino: Both vanilla and with the ESP8266 Arduino Core
PiBakery: Easy way to configure SD card images
ApplePiBaker: Easy GUI to backup Raspberry Pi SD cards
Airmail: Gmail-centric email client. Great with lots of accounts.
Textual: For the occasional IRC chat.
Thunderbird: solely for mail merges. Best way to get people to respond? An email with their name on the very first line.
Keybase: Because I like the idea of privacy. How often do I actually use it? Rarely.
Spotify: I will be very dissapointed when my half-price student subscription runs out.
Fog: Unofficial Electron based client for the Overcast podcast app.
Boom 2: System wide equalizer for macOS
Compare Folders: Does exactly what the name implies.
Disk Inventory X: I always seem to run out of disk space.
FileZilla: For all of your file transferring needs.
ImageOptim: Everything going on a webpage goes through this first.
MacDown: Wrote this with MacDown!
Sublime Text & Visual Studio Code: Haven’t settled on one or the other.
Workspaces: “Remembers your stuff. Launches it for you”
Amphetamine: Keeps your Mac awake.
TinkerTool: Great for modifying harmless macOS settings that aren’t exposed via Control Panel.
- Finder > Show hidden and system files
- Dock > Disable animation when hiding or showing the dock
- Dock > Disable delay when showing hidden dock
OpenEMU: Still haven’t beat FireRed yet.
Better Touch Tool: Gestures. All the gestures.
Deliveries: And it’s corresponding iOS app
VMware Fusion: Expensive, but useful.