Absolute must to have tools for crafting a good piece of software

  1. Unified environment for all (whether it is a MacOS or a Linux distribution)
  2. GIT/GitLab/BitBucket for version control with an agreed flow e.g Gitflow
  3. Tracking tools like Jira/YouTrack/Trello to keep bugs, stories and progress registered
  4. Team communication tools e.g. Hangouts, Slack
  5. IDE of your choice e.g WebStorm, VS Coder, VIM
  6. Unit test framework of your preference with set up (including code coverage report) and gotchas e.g. Jest and Enzyme
  7. CI/CD pipeline including Linting/Testing and Deployment – very important!
  8. DEV/TEST/UAT environments
  9. Good chairs, desks and screens e.g adjustable desk for switching between sitting and standing position
  10. Good team spirit – the most important!