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Still a sucker for Sublime
Over the years I jumped from one code editor to another before settling on Sublime Text. I’ve since tried others but keep ending up back with Sublime.
My favourite RSS app
I love RSS. Having used the same RSS app for years, I decided to have a look what else was out there one stood out above the rest.
In search of the best writing app
Posted 16th October 2018 in Tools
A good writing app is an invaluable tool. I’ve found one I’m very comfortable with, and there are a few good reasons for that.
Safari tab icons
I’m a fan of small and seemingly trivial changes that make a big difference, so Safari tabs getting icons in macOS Mojave was cause for celebration.
Dashes, asterisks and plus signs
Posted 22nd August 2018 in Tools
As a designer, I enjoy details. Markdown has lots of ways of doing the same thing and this is kind of nice, but also makes me sweat!
Constant interruptions and notifications can take over your working day. For me, the biggest culprit is email. Here’s how I keep my head above water.
Why I still use RSS
Posted 27th January 2015 in Tools
Anyone who knows me will know I like to keep things tidy. Whether it’s my desk, the contents of my work bag or the files on my computer, everything has its place. This helps me keep in control and is why I still believe RSS has its place.
Switching to Gmail
Posted 28th January 2014 in Tools
Having never been comfortable with Google’s business model I’ve always chosen to avoid their services where possible. However, I’ve finally made the switch to Gmail and here’s why…
Taking a break without neglecting your business
As a small business owner, I find it difficult to leave work behind and here’s how I’ve tacked the problem…
As a small business I have to do everything. From marketing my services to working on the projects themselves. One thing I have a kind of love-hate relationship with is invoicing, bookkeeping and accounts. Read on to find out how I’ve cured that particular headache…
Evernote is how I stay organised and a great way to reduce clutter and save time. This article will tell you how it works and hopefully inspire you to see how it will work best for you! tempertemper Web Design wouldn’t be the same without it!
Dropbox – my most useful app
Posted 27th April 2012 in Tools
Dropbox is by far and away the most useful application/program I use. It’s totally streamlined the way I run tempertemper, freeing me from the shackles of my desktop computer and allowing me to take my work on the road at a moment’s notice!
What’s RSS all about?
Posted 15th July 2011 in Tools
So what’s all this talk about RSS, feeds, subscribing, etc.?
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