Some tools and resources for your convenience.



It’s always nice to know what apps and tools other people are using.

  • | The open source version of WordPress for self-hosted websites.
  • Sublime Text | By far my favorite source code editor.
  • Codekit | They say it’s like steroids for web developers.
  • Ember | Take screenshots, snap webpages, draw on images, and much more.
  • Mamp Pro | Mamp lets you easily run a local server environment for WordPress.
  • Underscores | The official WordPress starter theme from Automattic.
  • Jetpack | A must-have plugin for self-hosted WordPress websites.
  • Codex | Repository for WordPress information and documentation.
  • | The hosted version of WordPress and on which this site is hosted.


Logo Scrivener

Everybody is an (aspiring) author.

  • Scrivener | The ultimate writing app in existence for (aspiring) authors.
  • Aeon Timeline | Must-have timeline app for historical novelists.
  • Evernote | The ultimate note making app. Great for doing research.
  • Together for Mac | Good offline alternative for Evernote.
  • Ulysses for Mac | A great alternative to Scrivener. Maybe even better?


Khan Academy

To live is to learn. And nowadays learning is easier than ever.

  • Khan Academy | The best place to level up your maths skills. And it’s free.
  • Codecademy | Upgrade your coding skills. And this site is free too.
  • Coursera | Another free website where you can learn… well, everything.
  • NodeSchool | A great place to learn how to use Node.js.
  • Code School | Probably the best-known and most popular place to learn code.
  • Tuts+ | Learn code, illustration, photography, web design, and more.
  • Treehouse | Treehouse is a very popular and well-known code/design school.
  • Skillfeed | Online classes with videos to keep your technical skills current.

Other Stuff…

  • Skeptical Science | There is too much global warming misinformation out there.
  • AthleanX | Because a healthy mind resides in a healthy body.
  • 1Password | An excellent app to keep track of your passwords.
  • Dropbox | Keep your files safely synced online.
  • Codrops | Great inspirational articles for creative designers.
  • CodyHouse | A free library of HTML, CSS, JS nuggets