Bootstrapping a cozy development environment.
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Automating the bootstrap process for creating a cozy development environment! Perfect for convincing your boss that a shiny new laptop will not take ages to set up!

Excerpt of Goodies

…and a few more.




  • downloads applications essential for engineering & comfort
  • installs vast swaths of development tools, frameworks, and goodies
  • configures your work environment to get coding immediately
  • HOWTOs on how to get around some system specific pitfalls

Shell Eye Candy

devstrap is not about styling your shell, but the project got started that way! Please enjoy the following screenshot that shows Oh My Zsh (powerlevel9k theme) running in iTerm 2 (Inconsolata/Source Code Powerline fonts)!

Conclusive List

Downloads (needs double clicking):

  • Docker Toolbox
  • Firefox
  • iTerm2


  • Automake
  • CMake
  • CocoaPods
  • Django
  • Hadoop
  • Homebrew
  • Jekyll
  • Libtool
  • Maven
  • Mercurial
  • Meteor
  • MongoDB
  • Node
  • OpenSSL
  • PostgreSQL
  • Powerline
  • Protocol Buffers 2.5.0
  • Pygments (Ruby & Python)
  • Python for development
  • Redcarpet
  • RethinkDB
  • Xcode command line tools
  • XZ
  • zlib
  • zsh (Oh My Zsh)


  • git (merge strategy)
  • Go
  • Hadoop (Yarn & DFS)
  • vim
  • zsh


  • enable JNI in Oracle's JDK 1.8 and newer