My daily tools

By Nuno Mariz, on 23 March 2011 @ 13:00


At home

At work

  • Computer 1: iMac 21.5" - Intel Core 2 3.0Ghz, 4Gb RAM and 500Gb HD.
  • Computer 2: Ubuntu Linux - Intel Quad-Core 2.4Ghz, 4Gb RAM, WD Raptor 150Gb + Samsung HD502 750Gb. Used for testing and processing maps.
  • Phone: HTC HD2 with a custom Android 2.3 Gingerbread ROM.


For development

  • Emacs: I'm using it for all web development, scripting and text editing.
  • Xcode: For iOS development.
  • Eclipse: For Android development.
  • Firebug: For web development.
  • Mercurial: The distributed source control management of my choice.
  • Virtualenv: Virtual Python environment builder.
  • PostgreSQL: The relational database of my choice.
  • PostGIS: Adds support for geographic objects to the PostgreSQL relational database.
  • MongoDB: A document-oriented database.

Other tools

  • Evernote: My information organization tool for all my projects ideas, notes etc.
  • Dropbox: For file sync, no more pen drives!
  • Reeder: I use both iPhone and desktop versions to consume RSS feeds.
  • Twitterrific: I use both iPhone and desktop versions, it's the Twitter client that's fast enough on my iPhone 3G.

What's yours?


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