When I get a new Mac, I go through the same steps every time. Yes I use a Mac as a dev box.

Software

Xcode Adium Launchbar iTerm - change defaults to black background. (edit bookmarks, default, background) Apache HTTP Server (source) MySQL (source) PHP (source) Eclipse PDT Omnigraffle Fluid BBEdit SubEthaEdit Git SVN Memcached

Tweaks

Remove everything from Dock.

Fix the look of the dock.

defaults write com.apple.dock no-glass -boolean YES killall Dock

/etc/bashrc tweaks

alias v=“ls -lahG” alias vi=“vim”