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๐Ÿ’ฟ Software

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

ToolPurposeAccess control
๐Ÿ”‘ 1PasswordPassword managerSelf-sign up
๐Ÿ”ฎ VowelVideo calling that doesn't suck (used for internal meetings)Onboarding task (Ops)
๐Ÿ†” Auth0 Authentication and authorization platformOnboarding (Ops)
๐Ÿ‘ท AWS Underlying infrastructure providerOnboarding (CTO)
๐Ÿ•ต DopplerSecrets managementSelf-sign up (use Google account) + Onboarding (CTO)
๐Ÿ“† Meeting scheduling assistantInvite only (depending on role)
๐Ÿ“ Webflow Headless Content Management system powering marketing websiteOnboarding task (CTO)
๐Ÿ• DatadogLogging, monitoring & securityOnboarding (CTO)
โœ๏ธ FigmaDesign & BrandingSelf-sign up (use account)
๐ŸŽฅ Fireflies Meeting transcription and notetakingInvite only (depending on role)
๐ŸŽˆFly.ioApp deploymentOnboarding task (CTO)
๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป GithubPublic and private code repositories and project managementOnboarding task (CTO)
โœ‰๏ธ Google AppsIdentity, Email, Sheets, Docs, and CalendarOnboarding task (CTO)
๐Ÿ”ค GrammarlySpelling and grammar checkerOnboarding (Ops)
๐Ÿ‘ฅ Gusto U.S. HRIS & PayrollOnboarding (Ops)
๐Ÿ‘ฅ Humi Canada HRIS & PayrollOnboarding (Ops)
๐ŸšฆInstatusStatus pageSelf-sign up
๐Ÿ“ˆ StripeUsage-based Billing and Analytics for API ProductsInvite only (depending on role)
๐ŸŽ™ LoomScreen recordingOnboarding task (Ops)
๐ŸŽจ FigJamWhite-boardingOnboarding task (Ops)
๐Ÿ“ฅ SlackMessaging and chatSelf-sign up
โ˜‘๏ธ TypeformForm builderInvite only (depending on role)
๐Ÿ”„ VercelFrontend previews and deploymentSelf-sign up (use account)
โŒจ๏ธ Visual Studio CodePaired programmingDownload
๐ŸŽฅ Zoom + Fireflies External MeetingsOnboarding 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?