What I Use - hakaselogs


Notes mostly about software engineering and what I’m working on.

10 Jan 2020

What I Use

For the few times I have to tell people in detail the software and hardware I use on a day to day basis to do my job, here’s a post to list them. My setup changes from time to time but I’ll try to keep this up to date. My dotfiles can be found on - they work for me, read carefully before installing for yourself.


  • HP 24” Monitor: HP24y IPS Display
  • MacBook Pro 13” (2017)
    • 2.3 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5
    • 128GB SSID
    • 8GB of 2133 MHz LPDDR3
  • Havit Keyboard


  • Vim
  • Visual Studio Code
    • Font: Fira Code
    • Theme: Hyper
  • ITerm2
    • Shell: ZSH (Oh My ZSH)
    • Font: Fira Code
  • Alacritty (GPU accelerated terminal)
  • Docker
    • Minikube (k8s)
  • Google Chrome
  • Sequel Pro


  • AWS
  • Digital Ocean
  • Netlify
  • Cloudinary - Media files


  • Notion
  • Bear App
  • Slack
  • Spark Mail
  • 1Password


  • Fresh Books - Invoicing and accounting
  • Google Sheets


  • Spotify
  • Amazon Music
  • Sony WH-1000XM3 Headphones (best headphone I’ve used so far)
  • Alexa Echo Dot 3

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