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Software We Use

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
Tool
Purpose
Access control
🔑 1Password
Password manager
🔮 Around
Video calling that doesn't suck (used for internal meetings)
Onboarding task (Ops)
🆔 Auth0
Authentication and authorization platform
Onboarding (Ops)
👷 AWS
Underlying infrastructure provider
Onboarding (CTO)
🕵 Doppler
Secrets management
Self-sign up (use Google @flexpa.com account) + Onboarding (CTO)
📆 Cal.com
Meeting scheduling assistant
Invite only (depending on role)
📝 DatoCMS
Headless Content Management system powering marketing website
Onboarding task (CTO)
🐕 Datadog
Logging, monitoring & security
Onboarding (CTO)
✍️ Figma
Design & Branding
Self-sign up (use @flexpa.com account)
🎥 Fireflies
Meeting transcription and notetaking
Invite only (depending on role)
🎈Fly.io
App deployment
Onboarding task (CTO)
📚 Gitbook
Knowledge management
Self-sign up (use @flexpa.com account)
👨‍💻 Github
Public and private code repositories and project management
Onboarding task (CTO)
✉️ Google Apps
Identity, Email, Sheets, Docs, and Calendar
Onboarding task (CTO)
🔤 Grammarly
Spelling and grammar checker
Onboarding (Ops)
👥 Gusto
U.S. HRIS & Payroll
Onboarding (Ops)
👥 Humi
Canada HRIS & Payroll
Onboarding (Ops)
🚦Instatus
Status page
📈 Kable
Usage-based Billing and Analytics for API Products
Invite only (depending on role)
🎙 Loom
Screen recording
Onboarding task (Ops)
🎨 Miro
White-boarding
Onboarding task (Ops)
📥 Slack
Messaging and chat
☑️ Typeform
Form builder
Invite only (depending on role)
🔄
Vercel
Frontend previews and deployment
Self-sign up (use @flexpa.com account)
⌨️ Visual Studio Code
Paired programming
Download
🎥 Zoom
External Meetings
Onboarding 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?