There’s a graveyard somewhere with the word Core on it. Relying on a core function is a killer. Think Dropbox. Twitter. Whatsapp. Evernote. All apps heading for Core Graveyard. Here’s the thing. In the old days the way to get your app noticed was to offer something no one else did, or did as well/cheaply.… Read More »
(2009 June: added two no delete editors) Editors A working list of tools to reduce writers’ distraction. I’ve been using some of them for a while; I was inspired by Cory Doctorow’s latest post on the matter to collect what I could together. All are free unless otherwise stated. No backspace/delete editors Typewriter “All you… Read More »
For Backpack fans and Mac users, a widget from Chipt Productions, LLC: which interfaces with Backpack using an API they supply. In order to use it, you will need your API Key. Neat stuff. When will a Klips or Konfabulator version be available for mere Windows mortals?
At the risk of becoming a PR machine for 37 Signals and Backpack, they’ve come out with another interesting feature, this time an API: Jason Fried tells me that the API will mean “developers…can now build on top of Backpack their own apps, pull Backpack data into their own systems, push data to Backpack from… Read More »
I’m just chatting with Jason Fried of 37Signals, the guys behind Backpack, Ta-da List and Basecamp (which you should check out, if you haven’t already). Jason tells me he has today added tags to Backpack. Here’s a snippet of our conversation (and here’s a movie of it in action): Jason Fried (37 Signals): Tags are just… Read More »