Odd-e Nerds Productivity Tools and Tips


We use tools to optimize our work and it would be great if we can share here and steal from each other.

  • Cheat Sheet – press cmd, it will show you hotkeys of most mac apps
  • HotKey EVE – Mac MouseFeed
  • MouseFeed – Eclipse plugin
  • OmniDazzle – When you do a demo or coding kata, it would be cool if you can use a ashlight to help the participant focus
  • ITerm2 – multiple terminals in one screen by splitting it
  • TMUX – terminals for window splitting, sharing
  • Screen – old Unix command to fit multi-terminals into one window
  • ClipMenu – have 20 clipboard entries
  • Alfred Power Pack – extend clip board too; terminal/shell
  • MOU – mark down editor to see immediate effect of what you have written
  • Homebrew – Homebrew installs the stuff that your need that MAC didn’t
    • youtube – dl download youtube video with command
  • SizeUp – window manager, split and size your screen, one hotkey to move the app to its place
  • 3-2-1 Countdown Widget – Big count down timer
  • Time Scroller – show multiple timezone
  • Dash – snippet manager for Mac Developer, support docset format. Best API reference available
  • Yep! – tagging your documents that you can only put in directories before
  • ScreenFlow – capture video on screen and video camera, always use together with SizeUp
  • QuickTime – Capture video on screen and video camera too
  • Join.MeGet everybody on the same page, when they’re not in the same room, instantly. Review documents and designs. Train staff. Demo products or just show off. join.me is a ridiculously simple screen sharing tool for meetings on the fly. For up to 250 participants with free edition