Favorites

On this page, I have added all of my favorite tools/resources that help me the most on a daily basis. Everything is categorized to help you find what is most relevant to you.

Table of Contents


Learning

Ways to learn new skills.

Udemy

Tons of great courses. Be careful before you buy. Read reviews and check out the course structure to make sure it is right for you.

Note: Sign up for an account and wait for a flash sale to buy. They happen all the time and you can get expensive courses for $10.

TheNewBoston

A great YouTuber for beginners to learn programming from. Everything is explained in a very simple manner.

Sentdex

The greatest Python programming instructor on YouTube.

Duolingo

Fun and addictive way to learn a language. Good habit-builder.

Chess.com

Get better at Chess for $5 a month. Video tutorials, puzzles, live matches, and more.


Productivity

Tools to help you manage everything.

Todoist

An incredibly powerful todolist app.

Evernote

Wonderful digital note-taking app.


Business

Tools to manage your business.

Mailchimp

I've bounced around through many email marketing services, but always come back to Mailchimp.

Upwork

My favorite place to find talented freelancers.


Programming

Tools for coding.

Python

My go-to programming language. Easy to learn, quick to build stuff, and has a great community.

Note: See 'Learning' section to find great resources to learning how to code.

Jekyll

Blog-ready static website generator.

Django

Powerful framework for creating web apps fast.

Note: Uses Python. See 'Learning' section to find great resources to learning how to code.

Vue.js

Powerful Javascript library for designing user interfaces for websites.

wxPython

Fantastic way to create cross-platform software fast and efficiently.


Repositories

Collections of images, datasets, and more.

Vectorstock

Tons of vectors/icon packs/templates for $1 a piece.

LibreStock

Royalty-free stockimage search engine that searches many sources.


Security

Apps and tools to keep your data private and secure.

Dropbox

Dropbox, as we all know, is one of the largest cloud file hosting providers.

Note: Also, Mega.nz is a good choice. They offer 50GB free which is quite nice.

Cryptomator

Cryptomator add client-side encryption to keep your files even more secure from unwanted eyes.

Note: You can use any cloud file hosting service with Cryptomator.