My Favorites

Posted by erwin on Tuesday, October 23, 2018


My Tools

I was thinking of creating a top of favorite tools, services gadgets and apps i use on a daily/weekly base. So let’s make a start and i will try to update this page as often as possible.

Browser Plugins

  • Ghostery, If you don’t want to be followed by all the big million company’s turn this on in your browser.
  • uBlock, Turn of all those advertisers in your browser.


  • Feedly, the best RSS feed reader at this moment for me!
  • Visual Studio Code, is a code editor redefined and optimized for building and debugging modern web and cloud applications.
  • Wireshark, Capturing your packets was never this easy ;) (use my profiles to make life a bit easier)
  • LastPass, in 2018 it is impossible to not use a Password Manager. I’m using LastPass since 2011 and this is still the number one password manager for me.
  • OneNote, my notation app for everything i want to save!
  • Flow, Create and automate your workflows across multiple applications and services.
  • Notepad++, Opensource code editor
  • Openlive Writer, is a powerful, lightweight blog editor that allows you to create blog posts, add photos and videos then publish to your website.

Web Applications

  • Matomo, This is a opensource clone of Google Analytics, where you are in control.
  • Keybase, a crypto platform where you can manage your PGP keys and quickly produce encrypted messages.
  •, Get all of the EXIF information out of your or someone elses pictures.
  • WayBackMachine, when you want to see how a website looked 10 years ago, use this timemachine :)


  • Cryptomator & Stack 1TB of free storage in the ‘dutch’ cloud. Together with Cryptomator (opensource) you can encrypt your files with AES256 on the fly.


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