We use software selectively and intentionally. This list is designed to be exhaustive for 80% of software use at Flexpa.
If you are setting up a developer machine for the first time you can take a look at Homebrew to install many of these dependencies automatically
|🔑 1Password||Password manager||Self-sign up|
|🔮 Vowel||Video calling that doesn't suck (used for internal meetings)||Onboarding task (Ops)|
|🆔 Auth0||Authentication and authorization platform||Onboarding (Ops)|
|👷 AWS||Underlying infrastructure provider||Onboarding (CTO)|
|🕵 Doppler||Secrets management||Self-sign up (use Google @flexpa.com account) + Onboarding (CTO)|
|📆 Cal.com||Meeting scheduling assistant||Invite only (depending on role)|
|📝 Webflow||Headless Content Management system powering marketing website||Onboarding task (CTO)|
|🐕 Datadog||Logging, monitoring & security||Onboarding (CTO)|
|✍️ Figma||Design & Branding||Self-sign up (use @flexpa.com account)|
|🎥 Fireflies||Meeting transcription and notetaking||Invite only (depending on role)|
|🎈Fly.io||App deployment||Onboarding task (CTO)|
|👨💻 Github||Public and private code repositories and project management||Onboarding task (CTO)|
|✉️ Google Apps||Identity, Email, Sheets, Docs, and Calendar||Onboarding task (CTO)|
|🔤 Grammarly||Spelling and grammar checker||Onboarding (Ops)|
|👥 Gusto||U.S. HRIS & Payroll||Onboarding (Ops)|
|👥 Humi||Canada HRIS & Payroll||Onboarding (Ops)|
|🚦Instatus||Status page||Self-sign up|
|📈 Stripe||Usage-based Billing and Analytics for API Products||Invite only (depending on role)|
|🎙 Loom||Screen recording||Onboarding task (Ops)|
|🎨 FigJam||White-boarding||Onboarding task (Ops)|
|📥 Slack||Messaging and chat||Self-sign up|
|☑️ Typeform||Form builder||Invite only (depending on role)|
|🔄 Vercel||Frontend previews and deployment||Self-sign up (use @flexpa.com account)|
|⌨️ Visual Studio Code||Paired programming||Download|
|🎥 Zoom + Fireflies||External Meetings||Onboarding task (CTO)|
Adding new software
Before adding new tools ask questions like:
- Is this something we can do with another tool already?
- Is this something that is dramatically better than the alternatives?
- Will 80% of the company possibly use this tool?