Friday, July 01, 2011

Announcement: JournalApp 2.0 is Live

My Month-Project for June 2011 was the 2.0 release of the JournalApp tool I built during PyCon. I'm going to give a quick overview here, but I really hope anyone with the least bit of interest in what I do will go and look for themselves. I also think you should give it a try, but I don't think its for everyone. I think there are ways to sort your thoughts that work for us and we have different methods that will work best for us. This works best for me. If it works for you, great. If not, I hope you find something for you.

You can try it out now at GoJournalApp.com.

The easiest way for me to summarize it is to just copy-paste the help page right here.
Write. 
Write #awesome things and tag use hashtags to find them later. 
Find things by hashtag by typing only the tags you want to search. 
#likethis 
Have something to do? 
TODO: write todo's in your entries. 
DONE: and click them to check them off. 
ALSO: notice you can use "todo" or any word you want. 
Like searching for tags, you can also search for todo items, or whatever word you used. You can even mix them with hashtags! Here's how I find a list of books i want to read. 
#reading book: 
 Finally, while you are searching, anything you write gets the current hashtags automagically 
 You can use this to create separate notebooks, topics, or any other way you want to organize.
I write here about programming, how to program better, things I think are neat and are related to programming. I might write other things at my personal website.

I am happily employed by the excellent Caktus Group, located in beautiful and friendly Carrboro, NC, where I work with Python, Django, and Javascript.