Workflow, Productivity, Apps, Podcasts and Extensions

A list of useful apps, extensions and more.

CA: Chrome Apps

A set of the apps available through the Chrome Store


  1. Dewey Bookmarks - Dewey adds custom tags, screenshots, and smarter search to your Chrome bookmarks.


  1. Postman - Build, test, and document your APIs faster

  2. Alchemize - Minify & pretty-print source code with ease.

CE: Chrome Extensions

Tips: Go into your Chrome Settings > Extensions and set up short cut keys for better productivity


  1. 1Password

  2. Corporate Ipsum

  3. Readability - Readability is a web and mobile app that zaps clutter and saves web articles in a comfortable reading view. This works really well for transferring between your devices and you can use Accelerator for Speed Reading on iOS

  4. Session Buddy - Manage Your Browser Sessions

  5. SimpleExtManager - A simple menu to enable, disable and access options of extensions. Great for reducing Chrome memory

  6. Video Speed Controller - Speed up, slow down, advance and rewind any HTML5 video with quick shortcuts.

  7. Spreed

  8. Evernote


  1. Chrome Sniffer Plus - Sniff web framework and javascript libraries run on browsing website.

  2. Clear Cache - Clear your cache and browsing data with a single click of a button. Better when shortcut set up

  3. Emmet Re:View - Fast and easy way to test your responsive design in multiple viewports

  4. Live Reload - Provides Chrome browser integration for the official LiveReload apps (Mac & Windows) and third-parties like guard-livereload and yeoman.

  5. JSONView - Validate and view JSON documents

  6. Page Ruler - Draw a ruler to get pixel dimensions and positioning, and measure elements on any web page.

  7. Pesticide - This extension inserts the Pesticide CSS into the current page, outlining each element to better see placement on the page.

  8. React Developer Tools - Adds React debugging tools to the Chrome Developer Tools.

  9. Wappalyzer - Identifies software on the web. Works well in tandem with Chrome Sniffer Plus

  10. Visual Event - Know what event is bound on each DOM element.

  11. WAVE Evaluation Tool - Evaluate web accessibility within the Chrome browser.

  12. WhatFont - The easiest way to identify fonts on web pages.

  13. Zoom Text Only - Zoom text without distorting the images

  14. Window Resizer - Resize browser window to emulate various screen resolutions

  15. [Palette Creator](https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/palette-creator/oolpphfmdmjbojolagcbgdemojhcnlod/related(https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/palette-creator/oolpphfmdmjbojolagcbgdemojhcnlod) - Creates a color palette from any image. Just right-click on the image and select the “Palette Creator” option.

  16. PHP Console - Display PHP errors & vars dumps in Google Chrome console and notification popups, execute PHP code remotely.

  17. AJAX Debugger - Logs all AJAX activity to the Dev Tools Console, allowing inspection of AJAX calls, and open calls in new tab with all the inputs.

AW: Alfred Workflows

Dev Alfred Workflows - List of some amazing dev workflows


PB: Podcasts and Blogs

PB: Web Dev and Design


PB: DevOps, SysOps

PB: Software Engineering

BO: Books

  • Computer Organisation and Design
  • Introduction to Algorithms
  • Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach
  • Mining of Massive Datasets
  • Machine Learning: A Probabilistic Perspective
  • Programming Language Paradigms
  • Data Mining: Practical Machine Learning Tools and Techniques
  • Computer Systems - A Programmer's Perspective
  • Essential Software Architecture
  • Programming Pearls
  • Clean Code - A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship
  • Linear Algebra Done Right
  • Graph Theory
  • Concrete Mathematics
  • Algorithm Design
  • Security in Computing
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Calculus 7e