Tools

I love software and non software tools that help me in some way. Most tools I use & like are mentioned appropriately in other parts of the wiki.

Other

  • ​Screen - Fast screen sharing with multiplayer control, drawing & video. (HN)

  • ​Tuple - Best remote pair programming app on macOS.

  • ​Loom - Combines the expressiveness of video with the convenience of messaging.

  • ​Lark - Simplest way to create and collaborate.

  • ​Clay - Brings together the best parts of spreadsheets, coding & simple automation.

  • ​Ryeboard - Ultimate visual workspace.

  • ​Navigator - Makes meetings feel like the best part of work: focused, purposeful and energizing.

  • ​Astuto - Free, open source, self-hosted customer feedback tool.

  • ​Pulumi - Declare cloud infrastructure using real languages. (HN)

  • ​Podia - Everything you need to sell online courses, downloads, and memberships without worrying about the tech.

  • ​Shapecatcher - Helps you find most similar unicode characters.

  • ​Tiny Helpers - Collection of single-purpose online tools for web developers. (Code)

  • ​ProcessKit - Streamlines repeatable client work, makes your team more efficient, and sets your business up for
predictable growth.

  • ​HASH - Complex Systems Simulation. (Mission) (HN)

  • ​Espial - Open-source, web-based bookmarking server.

  • ​Frame.io - Video review and collaboration software.

  • ​Generated Photos - Enhance your creative works with photos generated completely by AI.

  • ​faktory - At a high level, Faktory is a work server. It is the repository for background jobs within your application.

  • ​Tray - Quickly integrate your software applications using powerful automated workflows.

  • ​golinks - Web app that allows you to create smart bookmarks, commands and aliases by pointing your web browser's default search engine at a running instance.

  • ​namae - Check availability of your new app name candidates for major registries at once. (Code)

  • ​CommandE - Instant Cloud Search.

  • ​Parabola - Hand off your routine data tasks by describing them in Parabola. Build once, reuse infinitely. (Article)

  • ​Exploding Topics - We surface rapidly growing topics before they take off.

  • ​Hivewire - Visual workflow builder for teams and individuals.

  • ​Ideanote - Move ideas to impact faster.

  • ​Replace - Find and replace blocks of text with sed. (Code)

  • ​Logflare - Affordable log management & event analytics.

  • ​Nuclino - Lightweight and collaborative wiki for all your team's knowledge, docs, and notes.

  • ​Diagrams - Online diagram software for making flowcharts, process diagrams, org charts, UML, ER and network diagrams. (Code)

  • ​GoLinks - Replace lengthy URLs with intuitive golinks to get your organization on the same page faster.

  • ​f-license - Open-source license creation and verification tool.

  • ​Pulse - Keep Remote Teams Aligned No Matter When & Where. (Twitter)

  • ​Readmo - App that helps you read more. Displays articles in a simplified and distraction-free mode.

  • ​Split - Feature Delivery Platform for engineering teams that want to confidently release features.

  • ​Muse - iPad sketchbook. (HN)

  • ​MentorCruise - Connecting Mentors & Mentees in Tech.

  • ​Linear - Issue tracking tool you'll enjoy using. (HN)

  • ​Reploy - Staging environments done right. (HN)

  • ​Zapier - Easy automation for busy people. Zapier moves info between your web apps automatically.

  • ​Outline - Read & annotate without distractions.

  • ​Complice - Progress towards what matters. Provides intuitive goal-creation wizard.

  • ​Retool - Cuts the time it takes to build internal tools in half.

  • ​Exposure - Modern publishing platform for photographers and visual storytellers.

  • ​Tara - Platform for modern product development. (HN)

  • ​Timber - New kind of cloud-based logging system designed for applications and developers.

  • ​Nekobin - Elegant and open-source pastebin service. (Code)

  • ​Bit.sv - New content network that lets anyone earn money from their interests.

  • ​Kala - Modern Job Scheduler.

  • ​Principle - Makes it easy to design animated and interactive user interfaces.

  • ​Drift - Connect Your Sales Teams With Your Future Customers.

  • ​Cronitor - Cron Monitoring & Uptime Monitoring for Busy Developers.

  • ​Yac - Asynchronous voice collaboration for remote teams.

  • ​Quill - Messaging for groups and teams that stay focused.

  • ​Slido - Audience interaction made easy.

  • ​Flowkit - User flows right inside your favorite design tool.

  • ​Code Hike - Marvellous code walkthroughs. (Code)

  • ​Web Clipper - Open source extension. You can use it to save anything on the web to anywhere. (Code)

  • ​Reclaim - Make time when there is none.

  • ​Kapwing - Collaborative platform for creating images, videos, and GIFs.

  • ​Animockup - Create animated mockups on the browser.

  • ​Feedback Fish - Collect feedback. Make your customers happy.

  • ​Hypothesis - Annotate the web, with anyone, anywhere. (HN)

  • ​Prettier - Opinionated code formatter.

  • ​CoScreen - Radically different remote collaboration tool. (HN)

  • ​klobie - Bookmarking tool designed to help synthesize your web research . (HN)

  • ​MessageBird - Zero friction, omnichannel communication. (HN)

  • ​Litho - Allows for intuitive and precise input with its touch surface on the underside, custom haptic feedback system and array of motion-tracking sensors.

  • ​Runway Financial - Understand financial statements better.

  • ​Texts - One inbox. All your texts.

  • ​Wire - Modern day collaboration meets the most advanced security and superior user experience. (Code)

  • ​Commento - Fast, privacy-focused commenting platform.

  • ​Raindrop - All-in-one bookmark manager.

  • ​Cosign​

  • ​Sonix - Transcribe videos from Zoom.

  • ​Friendly Captcha - User-friendly CAPTCHA alternative.

  • ​Polar Bookshelf - Personal knowledge repository for PDF and web content supporting incremental reading and document annotation. (Code)

  • ​Jami - Get access to services your friends pay for, instantly and securely.

  • ​Braid - Team-chat app with a novel UI that leads to better conversations. (Code)

  • ​Lighthouse - Intelligent Webmention hosting you can rely on.

  • ​Instantish - Chat-first issue tracker.

  • ​Chartio - Cloud-based data analytics exploration for all.

  • ​Reaction Commerce - API-first, modular commerce stack made for ambitious brands and retailers. (Code)

  • ​Sketch.systems - Helps software designers think about complex product behavior. Sketch out states, add prototypes, and clarify questions quickly.

  • ​Datafold - Diff Tool for SQL Databases. (HN)

  • ​Missive - Collaborative email app where you’ll feel right at home.

  • ​Headway - Keep customers in the loop about your product with changelogs.

  • ​Fungarzione - Changelog Of The Future.

  • ​cargo-crev - Cryptographically verifiable code review system for the cargo (Rust) package manager.

  • ​Cocoon - Dedicated space for the most important people in your life.

  • ​Amie - Joyful productivity app.

  • ​GoLinks - Replace lengthy URLs with intuitive golinks to get your organization on the same page faster.

  • ​Smee - Webhook payload delivery service. (Code)

  • ​Rollbar - Error Tracking Software.

  • ​Miro - Where distributed teams get work done.

  • ​Slate - File storage network for you, your files, and your friends.

  • ​Mailchimp - All-in-One marketing platform.

  • ​Docsketch - Electronic Signature and Sales Document Tracking Software.

  • ​Typeform - Forms & surveys for the people.

  • ​Next Please - Track features your users request and collaborate on your roadmap.

  • ​Threads - Empowers teams to easily share, discuss, and make decisions no matter where they are.

  • ​Circle - Modern community platform for creators.

  • ​Nodebook - Multi-Lang Web REPL + CLI Code runner.

  • ​Avatars - Every app needs an avatar. We make it hassle free.

  • ​Instatus - Get your status page.

  • ​Gravatar - Attach an image to an email and websites supporting Gravatar will simply pick up the image you specified.

  • ​Calendly - Schedule meetings.

  • ​Mighty Cal - Smart Scheduling Assistant.

  • ​Bit - The shared component cloud.

  • ​Moufette - Open-source tool to capture user feedback. (HN)

  • ​Styleguide - Tool to make creating and maintaining style guides easy.

  • ​Float - Resource Planning & Management Software.

  • ​SheetUI - Turn Google Sheets into Web Pages. (HN)

  • ​UFree - Sort out what day to meet.

  • ​linus.zone - URL shortener / note sharing service. (Code)

  • ​Raycast - Makes it simple, fast and delightful to control your tools.

  • ​Updwn - See what everybody thinks.

  • ​Leetchi - Online money pot for group gifting & personal fundraising.

  • ​Sketch Toy - Draw sketches and share replays with friends.

  • ​Fleetsmith - Secure, cloud-based Apple device management via G Suite or Office 365. (HN)

  • ​Kolide - Endpoint security solution for teams that value productivity, transparency, and employee happiness.

  • ​Axiom - Store and query unlimited machine data.

  • ​Paddle - Checkout, subscriptions, licenses, promotions and analytics that work well together.

  • ​Git.io - URL shortener by GitHub.

  • ​Sourcegraph - Code search and intelligence, self-hosted and scalable.

  • ​Tinybird - Helps data teams deliver real-time answers faster and at scale.

  • ​Observable - Discover insights faster and communicate more effectively with interactive notebooks for data analysis, visualization, and exploration.

  • ​Isoflow - Create beautiful cloud diagrams in minutes. (HN)

  • ​Carbon - Create and share beautiful images of your source code. (HN)

  • ​livegrep - Tool, partially inspired by Google Code Search, for interactive regex search of ~gigabyte-scale source repositories.

  • ​webhook - Lightweight incoming webhook server to run shell commands.

  • ​PerfectXL - Excel Risk Eliminator.

  • ​Canny - Track feedback to build better products.

  • ​EditorConfig - Helps maintain consistent coding styles for multiple developers working on the same project across various editors and IDEs.

  • ​Apprise - Push Notifications that work with just about every platform.

  • ​Bloaty - Size profiler for binaries. (How it works)

  • ​mdck - Reports broken links found within md files.

  • ​Coverr - Beautiful, free videos for your homepage.

  • ​Mural - Digital workspace for visual collaboration.

  • ​Formspree - Custom Forms with No Server Code.

  • ​Tiny Letter​

  • ​Pace - Minimalist project management tool.

  • ​Over - Makes beautiful design, easy.

  • ​Habitat - Modern applications with built-in automation.

  • ​Hyperobject Toolkit - Set of technologies developed for creative exploration, collaboration and deployment of generative design and digital manufacturing.

  • ​Toodles - Project management directly from the TODO's in your codebase.

  • ​Speedscope - Fast, interactive web-based viewer for performance profiles.

  • ​Dependabot - Creates pull requests to keep your dependencies secure and up-to-date.

  • ​Causal - Clearer way to work with numbers.

  • ​Taler - Social design sandbox.

  • ​Lustre - Find the best product for your budget.

  • ​imgproxy - Fast and secure standalone server for resizing and converting remote images.

  • ​Loki - Like Prometheus, but for logs.

  • ​HCL - HashiCorp configuration language.

  • ​Viable Fit - Measure and improve your product market fit.

  • ​Octopus.do - Generate Visual Sitemap from sitemap.xml, just write URL. (HN)

  • ​Buttondown - Easiest way to run your newsletter in markdown.

  • ​How many people are around - Count the number of people around you πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘¦ by monitoring wifi signals πŸ“‘.

  • ​Confluent - Streaming platform built by the original creators of Apache Kafka.

  • ​Athens - Open-Source Roam.

  • ​JournalBook - Private, offline-first personal journal.

  • ​DeepCode - Semantic static code analysis for better software - powered by AI.

  • ​Pastel - Fastest way to suggest copy changes on any website.

  • ​AfterClass - New kind of document for futuristic teams.

  • ​WriteFreely - Simple, federated blogging platform. Written in Go.

  • ​Front - Inbox for teams.

  • ​Snap.as - Permanent home for your photos.

  • ​Primer - Get creative with your space. Visualize inspiring ideas right in your space so you can make it perfect.

  • ​Watercooler - Voice chat rooms.

  • ​Jsonnet - Data templating language. (Web)

  • ​Baremetrics - Subscription Analytics & Insights for Stripe, Braintree, Recurly & more.

  • ​Reddit Write - Writing software trying to help you optimize and create the best reddit posts you can to attract more upvotes and comments.

  • ​Rasa - Open source conversational AI.

  • ​fastmod - Fast partial replacement for the codemod tool.

  • ​Smallpdf - All-in-one easy-to-use online PDF tools

  • ​showthedocs - Documentation browser that finds the relevant docs for your code.

  • ​hack.chat - Minimal, distraction-free chat application.

  • ​Ditto - Sync Without Internet.

  • ​Seafile - Enterprise file hosting platform with high reliability and performance.

  • ​NoCo - Low-code platform for engineering teams.

  • ​HelloSign - Most Powerful Platform for Business Agreements.

  • ​Google Cloud Search - Helps your employees quickly, easily, and securely find information across the business, whether integrated with G Suite.

  • ​Catch - Taxes, retirement, health insurance and more β€” built to work together like they always should have.

  • ​Etcher - Flash OS images to SD cards & USB drives, safely and easily.

  • ​Glitterly - Create and share videos of your app. (HN)

  • ​Skribble - Legally binding electronic signatures.

  • ​gosu - Simple Go-based setuid+setgid+setgroups+exec.

  • ​Pantry - Free data storage as a service. A good resource when building personal projects, apps for hackathons, and prototypes alike. (Code)

  • ​parinfer-rust - Infer parentheses for Clojure, Lisp and Scheme.

  • ​Gistlink - JavaScript sandbox environments that you can share via URL.

  • ​Glide - Create a mobile app from a Google Sheet in 5 minutes, for free.

  • ​Changemap - Involve users and manage features from suggestion to changelog.

  • ​wallabag - Self hostable application for saving web pages: Save and classify articles. Read them later. Freely.

  • ​Project Iris - Completely decentralized cloud messaging.

  • ​yq - Lightweight and portable command-line YAML processor.

  • ​Inverse - Lets you have discussions, take notes, and share knowledge across any app or page on the web.

  • ​Replies - Helps to reduce the effort required to process customer enquiries to a minimum. Numerous functions optimize the entire process - from receiving to resolving the request.

  • ​Larder - Bookmarking for developers. (HN)

  • ​Ready - The calendar you need to meet.

  • ​Clockwise - Smart calendar assistant that frees up your time so you can focus on what matters.

  • ​Beehive - Flexible event/agent & automation system with lots of bees.

  • ​mrm - Command line tool to help you keep configuration (package.json, .gitignore, .eslintrc, etc.) of your open source projects in sync.

  • ​Dark - Holistic programming language, structured editor, and infrastructure, for building backend web services. (Code)

  • ​Checkly - Monitor the performance and correctness of your API endpoints & vital site transactions from a single, simple dashboard.

  • ​Lattice - Performance management and employee engagement.

  • ​Narrative - Builds brands, websites and products for growth-minded companies.

  • ​Forethought - Agatha, A.I. for Customer Support.

  • ​Fixmie - Automated code fixes.

  • ​Fabric - Platform that helps your mobile team build better apps, understand your users, and grow your business.

  • ​Squoosh - Make images smaller using best-in-class codecs, right in the browser.

  • ​Mathigon - Smartest textbook in the world.

  • ​Versus - Discover more than 7 million comparisons. Smartphones, Cities, Apps, Universities and much more.

  • ​envinfo - Generate a report about your development environment for debugging and issue reporting.

  • ​Sheetson - Instantly turn any Google Sheet into RESTful API.

  • ​Are.na - Save content, create collections, and connect ideas with other people.

  • ​Otter - Generate rich notes for meetings, interviews, lectures, and other important voice conversations.

  • ​Tettra - Knowledge management system for high-performance teams.

  • ​UIBot - Experiment on how far one could automate the generation of visual designs, what kinds of advantages it would lead to and what issues one would face.

  • ​Response - Monzo's real-time incident response and reporting tool.

  • ​Pandoc - Universal markup converter. (Web) (Manual) (Pandoc Scholar)

  • ​fswatch - File change monitor that receives notifications when the contents of the specified files or directories are modified.

  • ​UserMirror - Reliable services to build privacy-first systems.

  • ​Vector - High-Performance, Logs, Metrics, & Events Router. (Web)

  • ​SerpAPI - Scrape Google search results from our fast, easy, and complete API.

  • ​Happy Scribe - Video & Audio to Text in minutes.

  • ​Fireworq - Lightweight, high-performance, language-independent job queue system.

  • ​Stripe CLI - Command-line tool for Stripe.

  • ​watchman - Watches files and records, or triggers actions, when they change.

  • ​watchexec - Executes commands in response to file modifications.

  • ​modd - Flexible developer tool that runs processes and responds to filesystem changes.

  • ​silicon - Create beautiful image of your source code.

  • ​transfer.sh - Easy and fast file sharing from the command-line.

  • ​Kythe - Pluggable, (mostly) language-agnostic ecosystem for building tools that work with code.

  • ​StackSnippet - Aims to combine the preciseness of Google Search with Stack Overflow's vast reservoir of helpful code snippets.

  • ​fio - Flexible I/O Tester.

  • ​Plop - Micro-generator framework that makes it easy for an entire team to create files with a level of uniformity. (Docs)

  • ​Sentry - Cross-platform application monitoring, with a focus on error reporting.

  • ​Webflow - Gives you the power to design, build, and launch responsive websites visually, while writing clean, semantic code for you. (Learn Webflow)

  • ​Quip - Real-time document collaboration.

  • ​Percy - All-in-one visual review platform.

  • ​Shiori - Simple bookmark manager built with Go.

  • ​Segment - Collect, standardize, and activate your customer data in the marketing and analytics tools you need to run your business, all with a single API.

  • ​Lightsheets - New class of spreadsheet software.

  • ​Adblock Radio - Library to block ads on live radio streams and podcasts. Machine learning meets Shazam.

  • ​Mutagen - Make remote development work with your local tools.

  • ​Draftbit - Visually build native mobile appsβ€”all from your browser.

  • ​Betterer - Makes it easier to make incremental improvements to your codebase.

  • ​Deepsource - Detect bug risks, anti-patterns and security vulnerabilities before they end up in production. For Python and Go.

  • ​Redirector Server with Google Sheets - Simple short URL redirect service built on top of Google Sheets, and runs for cheap on Google Cloud Run serverless.

  • ​Spotify TUI - Spotify client for the terminal written in Rust.

  • ​Open Policy Agent - Open source, general-purpose policy engine.

  • ​Findka - Recommends content you might like based on data from other users with similar preferences. (HN)

  • ​n8n - Workflow Automation Tool.

  • ​DevDash - Highly Configurable Terminal Dashboard for Developers.

  • ​LiveDocs - Programmable, self-updating document for futuristic companies.

  • ​Lemmy - Building a federated alternative to reddit in rust.

  • ​Statebox - Building a formally verified process language using robust mathematical principles to prevent errors, allow compositionality and ensure termination.

  • ​Serf - Service orchestration and management tool.

  • ​Crisp - Give your customer messaging experience a human touch.

  • ​Polynote - Better notebook for Scala (and more). (Article) (HN)

  • ​Airbridge - Calendar built for people, not companies.

  • ​Transform - Polyglot web converter.

  • ​Simple Scraper - Extract data from any website in seconds.

  • ​Imgur - Upload & browse images.

  • ​ImgBB - Free image hosting.

  • ​put.re - Privacy focused Imgur alternative.

  • ​Zulip Chat - Combines the immediacy of real-time chat with an email threading model. (Code)

  • ​Roam Research - Note-taking tool for networked thought.

  • ​jazz rooms​

  • ​Indent - Access requests made easy.

  • ​Repren - Simple but flexible command-line tool for rewriting file contents according to a set of regular expression patterns.

  • ​SILE - Typesetting system; its job is to produce beautiful printed documents.

  • ​CozyCal - Delightfully Simple Scheduling.

  • ​Carrd - Simple, free, fully responsive one-page sites for pretty much anything.

  • ​kache - Simple in memory cache written using go.

  • ​Whimsical - The Visual Workspace.

  • ​linkinator - Scurry around your site and find all those broken links.

  • ​Better Twitter - Better twitter search UI for power users. (Code)

  • ​Sacred - Tool to help you configure, organize, log and reproduce experiments developed at IDSIA.

  • ​gomplate - Flexible command line tool for template rendering. Supports lots of local and remote data sources.

  • ​Data Puller - Easy" data dump of your activity on various web services.

  • ​Short - URL shortening service written in Go and React.

  • ​Twitter-Following-To-List-Migration - Creates a new list and adds all accounts you are following to that list, then unfollows them all.

  • ​Excalidraw - Sketch hand-drawn like diagrams. (Code)

  • ​SketchViz - Create Graphviz graphs.

  • ​OverAPI - Collecting All Cheat Sheets.

  • ​TravelTime Maps - Put your work postcode in, then the max time you want to travel, and it will show you area's within that travel time.

  • ​Tokens for Mac - Makes it remarkably easy to generate, share, and track promo codes for your iOS and Mac apps.

  • ​workspaces-run - Run tasks/scripts across Yarn/Lerna/Bolt/etc workspaces.

  • ​MacPin - Creates pseudo-browsers managed with internal JavaScripts.

  • ​PrivateBin - Minimalist, open source online pastebin where the server has zero knowledge of pasted data. (Code)

  • ​notehub - Pastebin for markdown pages.

  • ​dpaste - Open source pastebin application. (Code)

  • ​glog - C++ implementation of the Google logging module.

  • ​Sandy - Tiny sandbox to run untrusted code.

  • ​Check Title Length - Little app that shows how your message’s title and body look in web push and mobile mail list. (Code)

  • ​nicen - Format code in different languages.

  • ​Preconstruct - Dev and build your code painlessly in monorepos.

  • ​Okta - Adds authentication, authorization, and user management to your web or mobile app within minutes.

  • ​Rekki - Free mobile app that lets you order and chat with any supplier.

  • ​Envoy - Makes workplaces safeβ€”no matter what.

  • ​paste.in.ua - Code paste bin. (Article)

  • ​Tandem - Virtual office for remote teams.

  • ​UXBOX - Open-Source prototyping tool. (Web)

  • ​Makerpad - Build tools & automate at work without code.

  • ​Doka - High-performance JavaScript Image Editing in the Browser.

  • ​Manifest - Instant grid-based pinboard for note taking in your browser (Code).

  • ​Klarity - Automatic review and mark-up of third party contracts.

  • ​AssemblyAI - Speech-to-Text you can count on.

  • ​Changefeed - Beautiful changelog for your product in seconds.

  • ​dotenv-linter - Linter for .env files. Written in Rust.

  • ​Coral - Better commenting experience.

  • ​Pory - Create websites using Airtable in minutes.

  • ​rrweb - Tool for recording and replaying users' interactions on the web.

  • ​Solidarity - Environment checker for project dependencies across multiple machines.

  • ​GDBFrontend - Easy, flexible and extensionable GUI debugger.

  • ​3Box - Makes it simple to store data securely with your users, letting you focus on building great products.

  • ​Edotor - Online Graphviz Editor. (Code)

  • ​destiny - Prettier for File Structures.

  • ​Monitoror - Unified monitoring wallboard β€” Light, ergonomic and reliable monitoring for anything. (Code)

  • ​Cmdstalk - Unix-process-based beanstalkd queue broker.

  • ​codemod - Tool/library to assist you with large-scale codebase refactors that can be partially automated but still require human oversight and occasional intervention.

  • ​Castodia - Pull data from your database directly into Google Sheets.

  • ​Ask User - Survey your customers and build exactly what they want.

  • ​NeuraCache - Take notes & highlights, clip articles & screenshots using your favorite tool.

  • ​Uncrustify - Source code beautifier for C, C++, C#, ObjectiveC, D, Java, Pawn and VALA.

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