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Our Daily Drivers: The Tools We Use Episode 37

Our Daily Drivers: The Tools We Use

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2024! This week, we're sharing the various tools we use day-to-day in our work and side projects. Let us know if you have any favorites on Twitter @buildandlearn_

  • CJ: working on a side project, https://buckets.cjav.dev
  • Colin: working on some fun docs projects at work
Learning: Sharing Our Tools in 2024

Tools by Category
  • Terminal
  • Editor
  • API tools/clients
  • Content Creation/Editing
  • Mac Helper Apps
  • Notes
  • Calendar
  • Email
CJ's Toolkit
Colin's Toolkit
  • iTerm2 as my main terminal
  • ohmyzsh with Dracula Theme
  • VSCode as a daily driver for code and markdown (also Dracula themed)
  • RapidAPI client (formerly Paw)
  • Descript for audio-editing
  • Screenflow for screencast video editing
  • Mac Workflow Apps
    • Cleanshot for screenshotting, annotations, and recording screen gifs
    • Raycast for moving around apps quickly
    • Magnet for window management
    • HandMirror for monitoring video
    • HiddenMe for hiding icons on desktop
  • Note Apps (too many lol)
    • Notion for work and podcast notes
    • Obsidian for 2nd brain, brainstorming
    • Textmate for scratchpads while working on a project
    • Apple Notes for personal on-the-go and collaborative notes for home
  • Fantastical for desktop calendars 
  • Apple Mail on phone for personal inboxes, Gmail app for work emails

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Creators and Guests

CJ Avilla
CJ Avilla
Developer Advocate @StripeDev. Veteran. 📽 https://t.co/2UI0oEAnFK. Building with Ruby, Rails, JavaScript
Colin Loretz
Colin Loretz
I like to build software and communities. Building software at @orbitmodel 🪐 Coworking at @renocollective 🎙Sharing software learnings on @buildandlearn_


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