A look into how a Laravel and Rails freelancer works.
Here's the tools I use as a professional freelance web developer.
Hardware: MacBook Pro, LG 34" Ultrawide, Razer Huntsman Mini keyboard, Corsair Scimitar mouse, Bose QC35 II headphones.
IDE: JetBrains PHPStorm and RubyMine
Text editor: Vim
Git GUI: GitKraken
Database GUI: TablePlus
Local development environment: Laravel Valet, Docker with minikube
Logging Notifications: Discord
Notes: Bear (also evaluating Obsidian and Notion)
Remote desktop client: AnyDesk
Time tracking / billing: Upwork
Design: Affinity Designer, Adobe Spark
Shells: Zsh, PowerShell
API Client: Insomnia
Browser plugins: Vue Developer Tools, Measure-it, Cookie Autodelete, FireShot, Clear Cache
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