software I like
This page lists software that I use (or have used) and like. I haven't
bothered listing anything made by anyone that has a marketing department,
since I figure you probably already know about it; I've erred on the side
of making stuff by small creators the most visible.
small but powerful Scheme implementation which is my go-to for anything
C isn't appropriate for. Very easy to embed/link against, and has some
great built-in libraries.
: a web notebook & data store,
with full client-side crypto, a great progressive webapp, and the best
I've ever seen.
I use Cryptee for any documents I need to sync around: shopping lists,
notes, that sort of thing. I might also move my photos into it soon as
: my favorite
web host if you want shared hosting. No fuss, just prepaid hosting at
reasonable prices; they'll do DNS and domain registration as well if you
need it. They used to be my primary web host until I moved my site onto
: my RSS reader of choice.
One really neat feature: optional passwords! Any destructive change to
your account emails you the old state of your account so you can always
revert it if you want, so you can just... not have a password, if you
: a fully open-source "forge" that
provides git hosting, continuous integration, mailing lists & code
review tools, documentation hosting, and bug tracking. Extremely snappy,
extremely competent, and with a great UX to boot. I use sourcehut to host
my own code repos, including the code and most of the data for this very
: a backup storage service
run by longtime FreeBSD security officer Colin Percival; basically the
UNIX-y backup service of your dreams, as long as you're fine with a closed
source client. Colin takes his job as data steward very seriously indeed
and I would be happy to trust him with mine; I only stopped using tarsnap
because I went to local backups only, but I'll probably start again soon.