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Posts tagged "tools"

On taking notes and syndicating them

I've been following Ton Zijlstra's blog for the past few months with great interest. There's noone else in my reader who blogs quite like he does - maybe I should find more.[1] He writes about many topics, only one of which is relevant for this post: taking notes. I always like reading about how other people process information and handle their notes/knowledge bases. It's a topic I think about often. Ton Zijlstra's ideas are especially interesting to me because it seems we are trying to achieve similar goals, but go about it in opposite ways. Now, to be...

Learning Keyboards

I have wanted an ergonomic keyboard for years. Eventually it started to look like I can't choose one with any degree of confidence without learning something about them first. In this post I'm summing up my adventure, what I learned on the way, and some of the things I wish I knew when I started. 😊...

Joplin: three years later

I didn't even remember how much time passed since I switched from Evernote to Joplin - I had to check the previous blog entry. Apparently, it's been more or less exactly three years. A lot has changed since then - all of it for the better....

csv-to-sqlite 2.1 - script support, encodings and brackets

Version 2.1 of csv-to-sqlite was just released. There are a few new things, suggested in GitHub issues: you can now specify that you do not want brackets around your column names, you can specify the encoding your files (the default still is UTF-8) and it's now easier to use csv-to-sqlite in scripts. If you wish to do that, simply install it as a dependency: pip install csv-to-sqliteAs an aside: if you're not using Pipenv yet, take a look at it. It's great.Then import it and call write_csv(). import csv_to_sqlite # all the usual options are supported...

Introducing Ghoplin: a tool for downloading posts from a Ghost blog into Joplin

I like the Ghost blogging platform. I also really like Joplin, the tool that handles all of my notes. In order to be able to search both my notes and my blog posts with a single search, I've written Ghoplin, a tool for downloading Ghost posts into Joplin....