At Pivotal, we love our large, shared workspace and homogeneous workstations. As we move from project to project, our workstations are pretty much the same: iMacs with TextMate, RubyMine, Quicksilver (bound to ⌘+space, of course!) a full Ruby/Rails stack, and a few other applications. Given this minimal setup, I can figure out which developers have used a particular workstation given the extra applications installed upon it. I’ve come to see certain applications as a developer’s “tag,” like a graffiti signature.
- Silverflow for Quicksilver: Pivot David G. was here!
- iStat menues: David S. been here!
- Microsoft IntelliType for Mac: Jonathan B. tagged this machine.
What are your tags?
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