Use Case: Meeting Notes

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If you are in meetings a lot and take notes (or want to take them), NotePlan is the perfect tool for you. Here is how you can get the most out of it. Here’s the problem: Taking notes in meetings using note apps or the pen & paper approach leaves you first with raw and […]

Walkthrough: NotePlan 2 on macOS

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NotePlan helps you to become twice as productive by getting more serious work done with less planning. It lets you track your work and get things quickly out of your head, so you have the headspace to be creative – that’s what brains are made for. Find out how! The second version of NotePlan on […]

What’s New in NotePlan 2 on macOS?

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NotePlan 2 on macOS is finally releasing soon on the Mac AppStore. It has been quite a while that it got an update. We were quite busy rebuilding the whole app from scratch – first on iOS, now on macOS. The result is a completely redesigned app focused on increasing your productivity and making planning […]

v2.0 of NotePlan for iOS coming in December 2019

What’s New in NotePlan v2.0 for iOS?

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The v2.0 of NotePlan is finally releasing soon on the AppStore. This is a complete rewrite from scratch of the v1.0 using the newest technology. (For tech nerds: it’s written in Swift 4.2 and I’m using unit- and UI tests extensively, as well as the storyboard to design and structure the interface) The purpose of […]

How to Scrum for One-Man Operations

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Scrum is normally for teams with at least 3 developers. And there is a Scrum master and product owner around. However, the agile framework is full of gems even for one-man operations and indie developers. In the following paragraphs I will describe how I use the Scrum framework by first going through the Scrum events, […]

UI and UX Updates

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In the upcoming version for iOS the overall design will be cleaned up and more minimalist than before. Since we use Swift as programming language we can finally use native UI elements bringing you well known features like track-pad mode (moving the cursor by force pressing the keyboard on iPhone or normal-pressing with two fingers […]

New NotePlan Icon

New Icon for NotePlan

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After weeks of refinement, we have finally updated the icon. We didn’t like the old one and it was not telling anything much about the app. The new icon has an asterisk as it’s symbol, which indicates markdown, todos, or something important. The orange asterisk is also the default todo character used inside the app. […]

new themes for NotePlan iOS and macOS

Color Themes are here for macOS and iOS!

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Finally after a long update phase themes are here for NotePlan. Besides the themes, NotePlan is also available now in German and Chinese now! Find the new themes in the preferences under the “Themes” section. We have added 6  light themes and 6 dark themes. If you are into programming the dark themes will be […]

How to Restore Notes

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If you are using Time Machine, you can go to the last restore point set on your last Backup. Otherwise, your Mac is also making restore points of each change by default. You can unlock those restore points if they aren’t already and restore a note via the TextEdit menubar. Here is how: open the […]