Last time, I showed you what hardware I used in the development of websites. Today, I’m going to give you an overview of the software tools that I use all the time for development. If you remember from the last article, my operating system of choice is Apple’s Mac OS X (even though I can’t run the latest and greatest version). Occasionally I find myself away from my trusty Mac and the only computing device available is one that runs Microsoft’s Windows. While I don’t prefer to work that way, Windows can also do the job, and I will try to mention Windows alternatives to the Mac software that I use along the way.
People are always asking me: “Dude, what kind of killer setup do you have?” Actually no one has ever asked me that, but somebody might someday. In preparation for that future event, I’ve decided to share with you the tools I use day to day to design, develop, and test my websites. I have to admit, I do have a somewhat, um, unusual setup than most, but it works, and that’s what matters. The first part of this series is going to talk about the various computing hardware tools I use. Continue reading “My Setup, part 1 – Hardware”