Duncan Bain

Uses

Inspirsed by Wes Bos and his uses.tech website, I thought I'd jump on the bandwagon and share my development stack!

Software

⌨️ Editor + Terminal

  • Visual Studio Code
    • Theme: Night Owl by Sarah Drasner
    • Font: Microsoft Cascadia Code
    • Extensions
      • ESLint - Integrates ESLint with VS Code.
      • GitLens - Gives a great in depth look into what lines of code were changed, who changed it and why.
      • MDX - Adds syntax highligtning to .mdx files, very useful!
      • Markdown Preview Enhanced - Preview rendered Markdown in real time as you type.
      • Rainbow Brackets - Matches bracket pairs with colours of the rainbow for easy recognition.
      • Rewrap - Hard wraps text to a specified length.
      • Code Time - An open source extension that provides interesting metrics your coding activites such as duration, lines of code written and time spent coding on specific repositories.
  • Windows Terminal - An excellent new terminal from Microsoft. Easily allows you to switch between PowerShell and WSL installations and supports multiple tabs amongst other things. Definitely worth checking out!
  • Gnome Terminal

💻 Hardware

🎒 Gear

🎧 Podcasts

🚀 This Site's Dev Stack

  • Gatsby - A React based static site generator powered by GraphQL.
  • Tailwind CSS - A great low level utility-class based CSS framework.
  • Styled-Components - A CSS-in-JS styling framework.
  • Netlify - A one-click, continuous deployment, CDN backed hosting solution for static websites.