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.

Duolingo

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

TheNewBoston

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

Sentdex

A fantastic instructor of the Python programming language

Chess.com

Get better at Chess


Productivity

Tools to help you manage everything.

Todoist

An incredibly powerful todolist 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.

Ahrefs

Best tool for anyone who is serious about SEO

Buzzstream

Powerful tool for email outreach


Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies tools.

Trezor

Reliable hardware wallet I've used for years.

Coinbase

Easy place to buy certain cryptocurrencies.

99Bitcoins

Beginner-friendly website about cryptocurrency


Programming

Coding-related resources.

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.


SysAdmin

Web hosting and general server creation.

Vultr

Easily create virtual private servers. Cheaper than DigitalOcean.

CentOS

Linux server distribution similar to Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

MailCow

Easy to create Dockerized email server.

Zappa

Serverless hosting for Python-based web apps. SO CHEAP & FAST!

Namecheap

Reliable place to purchase domains.


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

Very reliable cloud storage.

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.

CryFS

A command-line utility similar to Cryptomator. I use this instead of Cryptomator because I like its method of mounting volumes better.