Random notes for OS X dev environment.


Install home brew, the missing OS X package manager - http://brew.sh/

/usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"

brew packages

brew install hugo node websocketd thefuck linode-cli maven wget mtr dos2unix blackbox packer

list installed packages

brew list


Node packages

sudo npm install -g bower
sudo npm install -g gulp grunt
sudo npm install -g less csslint

List all installed packages

npm list -g --depth 0

Pip packages

python packages

sudo pip install Jinja2
sudo pip install ansible
sudo pip install Fabric
sudo pip install Pygments
sudo pip install awscli

list installed

pip list

Ruby packages

sudo gem install jekyll bundler sass serverspec

list installed gems

gem list

OS X guides and tools

awesome osx command line

A curated list of shell commands and tools specific to OS X. https://github.com/herrbischoff/awesome-osx-command-line

A practical guide to securing OS X



A forensic evidence collection & analysis toolkit for OS X http://yelp.github.io/osxcollector (is a single Python file that runs without any dependencies)

Little Snitch Firewall

Buy it https://www.obdev.at/products/littlesnitch/index.html


Free, high quality, tools to detect malware https://objective-see.com/products.html


Replacement terminal https://www.iterm2.com/