I often get the question what tools and applications I use and because the list is quite long I thought it would be good to write everything down. I try to update this whenever I change or add any new tools.

Home office

Hardware setup

  • My main computer is a hackintosh dual booting both macOS (daily work) and Windows (gaming) with the following parts:
    • CPU: Intel Core i9 9900K
    • GPU: Sapphire Radeon RX 5700 XT
    • Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 AORUS PRO WIFI
    • SSD macOS: Samsung 970 EVO 500GB
    • SSD Windows: Samsung 970 EVO 1TB
    • RAM: Corsair 32GB (2x16GB) DDR4 3200MHz
    • WiFi/BT: fenvi T919
    • AIO cooler: NZXT Kraken X62
    • Chassi: NZXT H510i
  • Main Display: LG 34GK950F - 34" UltraWide IPS 144hz
  • Secondary Display: ViewSonic VA2719 - 27" IPS
  • Mouse: Apple Magic TrackPad 2 & Zowie EC1
  • Keyboard: Some custom built mechanical keyboard
  • Laptop: MacBook Pro 15" 2018
  • Headphones: Bose QuietComfort 35 II for music and SteelSeries Arctis Pro Wireless for gaming

Desktop Applications

  • My daily IDE for JavaScript is WebStorm
  • For casual file editing i use VSCodium, like VSCode but without all the trackers
  • As a web developer I use many browsers, but my main one is Firefox and occasionally Ungoogled Chromium
  • I use iTerm2 as my terminal application
  • I manage all my passwords with 1Password (slowly migrating to vaultwarden)
  • I'm still in search for the perfect Markdown editor but currently I'm using the clean Typora
  • The few times I need to transfer files through SFTP I use Transmit
  • I test my REST and GraphQL APIs with Insomnia
  • I record animated GIFs of my screen with Gifox 2