The tools I use

Posted: Tue 10th Nov 2009@10:30

I've been meaning to write this post for a while, It's more for my own memory than anything else, and I'm sure my millions of readers will be very un-interested to read it, but after a recent install of a new operating system on my Uni machine (Windows Vista to Windows 7), I thought I would list the tools I use on a daily basis to organise my working/online/offline life.


  • Thunderbird - Email and Contacts


  • Firefox - Web Browsing etc.


  • Filezilla

  • XAMPP
  • (Apache, PHP, MySQL, FTP)
  • Tortoise SVN

  • SVN Client (command line)

  • Putty

  • WinSCP

  • Eclipse - IDE

    • Texclipse

    • Subclipse



  • MS Office Suite

  • MS Visio

  • SCite text editor (Scite CVS Version from a long way back!)

  • 7zip

  • Avast Anti-Virus

  • Skype

  • Seesmic Desktop

  • Digsby

  • Pidgin

  • Mendeley Desktop



    • Online tools

      • Delicous (mattstabeler)

      • Mendeley (matthew.stabeler@ucd.ie)

      • Google Scholar (shared items)

      • Remember the milk (matt_stabeler)

      • Google Reader

      • Google Contacts

      • Twitter (mattstabeler)


    Last edited: Mon 30th Nov 2009@11:36

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