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A blog about my life and experiences as a developer.


On this page I list all the tools I’m currently using. I’ll try to keep it as updated as possible, as we go. So I have broken down the tools into Software and Hardware and listed any tool I use on my machine or my phone under these categories. I have also provided links for lesser known tools or for more information. Without further ado, I give you my uses:



  • HP Probook 450 G5
    • Processor: Intel Corei7 8th Gen
    • Memory: Hynix 8GB + Transcend 16GB ( Weird combo I know but works great 😉 )
    • Primary HDD: SAMSUNG 128GB M2 stick
    • Secondary HDD: Seagate 1TB Mechanical


Xiaomi Mi5

  • Variant: Prime Released: 2016
  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
  • Storage: 64GB – Memory: 3GB
    You can see the specs in detail here.

External I/O


Operating Systems

  • Windows 10 with WSL2
  • Android 8 Oreo with a minimalist launcher called Before Launcher


Zsh with Oh My Zsh using powerlevel9k theme with customizations

Code Editors

  • PhpStorm – For my most coding I use PhpStorm
  • Sublime Text 3 for quick text and mostly for regex

Image Editors

  • Figma
  • Inkscape – For me this is the best SVG editor after Figma

Video Editor

  • Davinci Resolve 16

Screen Recording

  • OBS


  • Notion: Recently switched from Evernote
  • Typora with github theme, for reading and editing markdown, writing articles and anything text related


  • Table: I repurposed our old dining table (literally from the 80’s)
  • Chair: An unbranded chair with arm-rest, head and lumbar support adjustment.

Wondering what gears or setup other developers are using, check out /uses by Wes Bos.


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