Jacob Herper

Jacob uses...

Welcome to my "Uses" page, that lists some of the hardware and software I use on a daily basis.

Development Tools

  • VS Code with the Night Owl theme and Operator Mono font
  • Hyper Terminal
  • Sourcetree for version control beyond the command line
  • Postman to test API's

Design Tools

  • Sketch
  • Figma
  • Affinity Photo, Affinity Designer, Affinity Publisher


  • Notion for notes and to-do lists
  • Jira for project management
  • Slack for communication
  • G-Suite for email, calendars and Google Drive

Various other software

  • Google Chrome (Canary) for development
  • 1Password as my password manager
  • Backblaze for constant backups of my machines
  • Magnet to manage windows


  • Macbook Pro 15" (2.9 GHz i7, 16 GB 2133 MHz LPDDR3)
  • Apple Magic Keyboard 2
  • Apple Magic Trackpad 2
  • LG 27UK850 4K monitor
  • Rain Design mStand
  • iPhone 11 Pro (256 GB)
  • Bose 700 headphones
  • Google Home to control my smart home