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The stuff Adrianne uses

When this blog used to be called The NINPOJineous, there was a small section in my old About page at the bottom called Barebones, which not only lists out the stuff I use for coding (and other non-coding things), but also some other things that aren’t coding-related but still useful for my sites, such as images, graphics, etc. When I converted to Adrianne Codes, I removed this section thinking it’s no longer irrelevant. And then on my personal Twitter, I saw a couple devs and techies having a new section in their blogs/sites called the Uses page, where they list down all the things they use for work (and sometimes outside coding). It reminded me of my ages old Barebones section, so I’m bringing it back.

Here we go!

The External Stuff

The Environment Stuff

The (Digital) Artsy Stuff

  • Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, Fresco, XD)
  • Procreate (iPad only)
  • Clip Studio Paint
  • IbisPaint
  • MediaBang
  • Aseprite

The Hosting Stuff

  • A2 Hosting
  • Dreamhost
  • Various personal web hosts from years ago

The Internal Stuff

  • Windows/MacOS/iOS/Android
  • Opera (@home)
  • Firefox for Developers (building/coding @home)
  • Firefox (phone)
  • Google Chrome (@work)
  • Cmder – Windows 10
  • iTerm – MacOS
  • VS Code (I have experience with Notepad++, Sublime, Atom, and Brackets before)
  • Fairyfloss VS Code Theme (because it’s kawaii-cute)
  • Fira Code font (for VS Code – because I like a bit of color and cursive style and I’m not paying $200 for the Operator Mono font)
  • Coda (on the iPad, but I prefer coding on a laptop/desktop)
  • MS Office 365 (I mainly use Excel for work-related things)
  • Some other internal proprietary software I use at work. Since they’re proprietary, they’re also private.

The Cloud Stuff

  • CloudUp
  • Dropbox
  • Google Cloud
  • iCloud
  • CodePen
  • JS Fiddle

The (Analog) Artsy Stuff

  • Fabriano, Canson, Strathmore Papers and Sketchbooks
  • Copic Ciao Markers
  • Uni Posca Paint Markers
  • Uni Hi-Uni Mitsubishi Wooden Pencil Set
  • AFMAT Electronic Sharpener 
  • A generic X-actor knife from Daiso
  • Sakura Micron Pens
  • Copic Multiliner SP Pens
  • Staedtler Pigment Liners
  • Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils
  • Mungyo Gallery Soft Pastels
  • Mijello Mission Gold Watercolor Paint
  • Gansai Tambi Watercolor Paint
  • Turner Acryl Gouache Paint
  • A generic lightboard for occasional tracing