My Toolkit: Essentials for Innovation and Productivity

Discover the tools, gadgets, and essentials that power my day-to-day creativity and productivity. From powerful development software to gadgets that enhance efficiency, find out what keeps a full stack developer at the top of his game in this detailed list.


  • 13” MacBook Pro, M1, 8GB RAM (2020)

    I was using an Intel-based 13” MacBook Pro prior to this and the difference is night and day. I’ve never heard the fans turn on a single time, even under the incredibly heavy loads I put it through with our various launch simulations.

  • Keychron K3

    A compact wireless mechanical keyboard that offers a delightful typing experience. It’s perfect for developers who value a streamlined workspace without compromising on performance.

  • Logitech G304

    A lightweight wireless gaming mouse that delivers excellent speed and accuracy. It’s a great tool for developers who also enjoy gaming in their downtime.

  • Daxa Saturn ST1

    A reliable and ergonomic chair that provides excellent support for long coding sessions. It’s a crucial part of my workspace setup.

  • Samsung S22F350FHE

    A slim and sleek monitor that offers crisp and clear visuals. It’s an essential part of my workspace for coding and design work.

Development tools

  • Visual Studio Code

    A powerful and versatile code editor with built-in support for a wide range of programming languages and developer tools. It’s my go-to choice for all my coding projects.

  • OrbStack

    A versatile platform for building and deploying full-stack applications. It’s a key part of my development workflow.

  • Terminal (MacOS)

    The built-in terminal application for MacOS. It’s simple, reliable, and meets all my needs for command-line operations.

  • TablePlus

    Great software for working with databases. Has saved me from building about a thousand admin interfaces for my various projects over the years.

  • Redis Insight

    A powerful GUI for exploring and interacting with Redis data. It’s an invaluable tool for managing and debugging my Redis databases.


  • Spotlight

    The built-in search system in MacOS. It’s fast, reliable, and seamlessly integrated into the system, making it an essential tool for quickly finding files and launching applications.

  • Screen Studio

    Creating high quality videos as easy as taking a screenshot. Designed for macOS. It’s a fantastic tool for creating tutorials, demos, and more.

  • Shottr

    Shottr is a tiny and fast mac screenshot tool with annotations, scrolling screenshots and cloud upload capabilities. Built with love and optimized for Apple silicon.

  • Rectangle

    Move and resize windows in macOS using keyboard shortcuts or snap areas. It’s a great tool for managing workspace efficiently.