Pow! Pow! Power tools!

Johnny and John welcome Thorsten Ball back to the show. This time we’re talking power tools! Editors, operating systems, containers, cloud providers, databases, and more. You name it, we probably talk about.

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Notes and Links

  • How much do we bend to the will of our tools?
  • vim - A terminal-based text editor.
  • tmux - A terminal multiplexer.
  • postgres.app - A postgres server for macOS.
  • psql - The default PostgreSQL CLI, configurable via ~/.psqlrc.
  • pgcli - CLI for postgres.
  • jq - Command line JSON parsing tool.
  • bolt db - A key value store written in Go.
  • bleve - A text indexing library for go
  • ngrok - A useful tool for exposing localhost apps to the web for testing things like webhooks.
  • Paw - A tool for testing APIs on a Mac.
  • Postman - Another tool for testings APIs, but works on all OSes.
  • modd - A tool for reloading code and running tests when it changes.
  • gotest - A tool for running Go tests with color output.
  • Github CLI - Github’s official CLI tool.
  • Getting Things Done - A time management method.
  • Trello - A task management platform.
  • Things - A todo app for macOS.
  • Todoist - A cross-platform todo app.
  • Notion - A cross-platform todo app.

Something missing or broken? PRs welcome!

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