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 […]

iOS Update 1.6.5: Shortcuts and Swipe Back

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Shortcuts The same shortcuts you are used to on Mac are available now on iOS too. This is especially useful if you have an iPad / iPad Pro and use an external keyboard to type on it. Only moving todos up and down via shortcuts is not supported. Here is a list of the shortcuts: […]

NotePlan for iPhone and iPad: Walkthrough

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What’s The Purpose of NotePlan? NotePlan resembles the way people plan in the “real world”: Using a calendar, bullet points and notes. It is designed to make your life easier in the moments when you have to deal with incoming information and planning things ahead. It helps you to sketch out what you want to […]

NotePlan for iPhone and iPad Is Coming…

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Today I’m really excited to tell you that NotePlan for iPhone and iPad is finally ready to launch. It has been in Beta on TestFlight for many months and I have received tons of constructive feedback. Big thanks to the beta community! Always happy to chat with you guys! It helped me a lot and many […]

Screenshot of the "Recent" Feature in NotePlan

Mac Update – Open Recent Notes & Quick Actions

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It just got easier to switch between recently opened notes. If you often work with multiple notes, such as calendar days and backlog notes you had to switch constantly between different views. This got a lot easier now. Top right of each note a new popover was added, which features all recently opened notes. So […]