Programmers starter pack


A programmer is like a mechanic and just like a mechanic needs his tool box to get the job done, programmers too have their toolkit commonly termed as Programmers Starter Pack. I’ve tried to compile things commonly associated with the programmers desk in every organisation in this post but you are free to add more in the comments.

 personal Computer

This is the heart of programmers, without which the programmer is on life support machine just like a heartless human being. Its the machine that has seen birth of Github, Stack  Overflow, amazon, Google, Facebook, Instagram etc. You need to get one if you are serious programmer. All the links in this page lead to amazon, make use of them to view deals of the devices whose images appear and enjoy shipping to your country.

HP 22-b016 All-In-One Desktop (Intel Pentium J3710, 4Gb Ram, 1Tb Hdd) With Windows 10

HP Notebook 15.6 Inch Touchscreen Premium Laptop PC (2017 Version), 7th Gen Intel Core i3-7100U 2.4GHz Processor, 8GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB HDD, SuperMulti DVD Burner, Bluetooth, Windows 10

Storage device

A storage disk is another crucial device in a programmers day to day life. Back ups are a normal thing as its the programmers nature to experiment. Well not all this experiments go to plan and a well functioning program could be a thing of the past in few seconds of deleting and adding lines of code. I once lost everything playing with my PC disk partitions ever since I’ve learnt the importance of backup.

Seagate Expansion 2TB Portable External Hard Drive USB 3.0 (STEA2000400)

WD Blue 1TB Desktop Hard Disk Drive – 5400 RPM SATA 6 Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch – WD10EZRZ

Usb /Flash disk

In program testing, Operating Systems switching is a normal thing. In doing this one will require running a virtual machine i.e basically booting from a CD(are a bit expensive to buy with the OS)  so the USB  reigns supreme for OS bootable versions for which a lot of crack versions exist for free.

SanDisk Cruzer Blade CZ50 16GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive, Frustration-Free Packaging- SDCZ50-016G-AFFP

Aribelly 1gb/2gb/4gb/8gb/16gb/32gb Guitar USB 2.0 Metal Flash Memory Stick Storage Thumb U Disk (16GB, Black)

Wireless Mouse

Yeah Wireless. Wireless mouse have proved useful not only in gaming but also in programming. On average an application has over ten thousand lines of code. Debugging is not a cup of coffee and scrolling should not add difficulty to the disaster so it is advised to have a good mouse that can cruise through thousands of lines in micro seconds.

Jelly Comb 2.4G Slim Wireless Mouse with Nano Receiver (White and Green)

Wireless Mouse,Splaks 2.4Ghz Wireless Optical Mouse with Nano USB Receiver,4 Buttons, 3 Adjustable DPI Level (1000/1500/2000) – MS0808 Black

 Stack Overflow

Stack Overflow is a web forum made of programmers, developers and experts in other fields. When you run into any problem you cant seem to solve, there is always someone who can solve it in Stack Overflow or even an existing solution to it for free. If you haven’t joined you should,  its the best you’ll ever find.

wireless Wi-Fi  Router

Internet has solved many problems, unlike the past where when a programmer ran into a problem he/she couldn’t find a way out meant walking down the street to consult another programmer. Nowadays you can just search it over the web or ask in a the many web forum dedicated to programming like Stack Overflow. To do all this you’ll require an internet connection and so far Wireless routers are the best in the market. Get yourself one and enjoy speed browsing,   learning programming from home online, getting help in web forums instantly,  Skype chat without buffering among unending list of benefits.

TP-Link N450 Wireless Wi-Fi Router, Up to 450Mbps (TL-WR940N)

Linksys N300 Wi-Fi Wireless Router with Linksys Connect Including Parental Controls & Advanced Settings (E1200)


This is the fuel behind many programmers success. Its not mandatory but majority of programmers are coffee junkies and maybe when you grow old in code you may find yourself adding to the list. Coffee contains caffeine,  a stimulant and maybe that explains why programmers and coffee auger well.


Music is a stress reliever, source of motivation and breaks the monotony of staring at a Screen for hours. Its therapy.  Try coding listening to your playlist and see how coding can be fun. Don’t forget the earpiece you use determines the feel of the tunes you listen to. The starter pack list is long and therefore you can add what you feel I left out in the comment section. Lets get interactive. Kindly like my Facebook page Ericworg and follow me on Twitter by clicking the social media icons in the footer and subscribe to get email notification of new posts from this blog.  Again all images here are linked to amazon an online store where you can buy the devices displayed and have them delivered anywhere in your country of residence.Thanks.

Apple MD827LL/A EarPods with Remote and Mic – Non Retail Packaging – White

On Ear Headphones, Vogek Lightweight and Foldable Bass Headphones with Volume Control and Microphone-Black


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