6 Killer Productivity Apps for Programmer

1. Habitica

Habitica is a free habit-building and productivity app that treats your real life like a game, a process known as gamification.

2. Forest

Forest is an app that helps you stay focused on the essential things in life. The app has a lot of pluses. First, it’s a well-designed app that helps make the abstract idea of focusing away from your phone into a fun game, just like Habitica.

3. Cold Turkey

As the Cold Turkey team puts it, the app is “The Toughest Website Blocker on the Internet”. It will block you out of all the apps and games you don’t want to be distracted by, leaving you so bored, that being productive will appear to be lucrative.

4. VS Code

Of course, a programmer is a sitting duck without the power of a good IDE. Visual Studio Code, the source-code editor made by Microsoft needs no introduction.

5. GitHub Copilot

GitHub Copilot is an artificial intelligence tool developed by GitHub and OpenAI to assist users by autocompleting code.

6. Notion

Notion is one of the most popular and flexible tools. It’s an all-in-one productivity solution and it’s simply one of the best tools I’ve ever used. It can be a writing repository, task management software, a workout calendar, a database, and so much more.