This is a quick guide on what software I just installed when setting up a new Mac.
- Xcode Command Line Tools for Xcode is a requirement for Homebrew so Xcode needs to be started once. Open Prefences -> Downloads -> and click install button.
- Homebrew for easy installing software packages. Beats Macports 100-0.
- Sublime Text 2: currently my favourite text editor due to its easy customisation possibilities. I'm using the dev channel build and storing my settings in GitHub for easy portability. It's useful to add command line launcher by following these instructions.
- Byword for writing longer texts without clutter
- Markdown Pro for writing Markdown docs
- Dropbox for storing & syncing data
- Evernote for storing misc notes
- Alfred for quick launching apps & tasks
- 1Password for storing all passwords
- KeyRemap4MacBook for remapping keyboard keys
- BetterTouchTool for mapping gestures into custom actions
- TaskPaper: my GTD method of choice
- Divvy: window management
- Path Finder: Finder on steroids
- Pocket for storing articles for later reading
- Fantastical great replacement for default calendar
- Reeder the best RSS feed reader with Google Reader sync
- TextExpander store snippets of text
- oh-my-zsh zsh > bash, here I'm storing my settings. Follow the setup instructions here
- iTerm2 better than default terminal
- LiveReload refreshes browser when files change
- NVM Simple bash script to manage multiple active node.js versions
brew install mongodb brew install redis
brew install git