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Founder, Touchgram Pty Ltd
@AndyDentPerth

CEO & Founder of @TouchgramApp Advisor:WorklifeCalendar. Designineer, author, martial artist. Dad https://t.co/p7N0dYLkVb

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One thing I was disappointed to see missing is any measure of how notes apps cope with scale. I have over 47K notes in Evernote, the majority from web clippings.

From discussions in Ness Labs'…

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As a developer, another option is to accelerate the start with a really good code generator, then be able to edit from there.

Whilst I know very little about React, it dominates this space.

DivJoy

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I am using a NoCode web builder Zoho Sites with reasonable happiness, know I can do better from a design point of view but have seen more attractive sites done with it.
The only problem is that they…

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almost 2 years ago

The first desktop computers I worked on, as a lowly programmer doing user support, were Burroughs B20 with a semi-commandline system. This was pre bitmap GUI but BTOS had a CLI where typing a few…

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almost 2 years ago

My favorite small-but-powerful image editor, Acorn, has added a Command Bar to their new v7

Years ago I worked on a 3D CAD product which was insanely complex. It ranged from designing explosive blast…

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almost 2 years ago

I hear Vanta advertise regularly on This Week in Startups and think I remember them being interviewed recently on the pod saying cost was $5K to $10K for typical startups, vs $30K for other companies…

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I wish people would stop using app as short hand for web application because it usually implies a mobile app and sometimes is a world of different tech.

You're asking a mixture of two very different…

You just need to send your app events there

I suspect that's what @maguay means by manually as that's how I would describe that. I have worked on apps that had a lot of logging of events and added…

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2 years ago

Or, you could always bootstrap a new social network through content creation and sharing to other services.

That's a good point but video has an embedding problem that it's not a native format…

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2 years ago

Hi @davidsarlos the term _async video dialogue makes a lot more sense since I heard the Loom founder interviewed…

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I'd love to write a pt2 about the earlier history but between a recent day job, still-going startup and painting an entire house (exterior), I'm drastically short of time.
Dave Winer's Userland…

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I'm really busy so this is a comment rather than an entire essay.

I'm disappointed in the amount of history skipped - this is an article about Web Era Automation as there were decades of automation…

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2 years ago

Is there any way to segment your product by market?

Or, into different levels based on features.

You say video discussion so that immediately makes me think about added value features that some

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If I'd ever had delusions of being (one of) the smartest guy in the room four years at a scientific institution with the world's best was a great leveler.

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(I'm super busy) but sorry, realised I may need to add more context for people. Long before he started StackOverflow and dreamed up Trello, Joel wrote this amazing column "Joel on Software".

It is…

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Hi Jo
Read the original, I'm not going to do bettter ;-)

https://www.joelonsoftware.com/2012/01/06/how-trello-is-different/

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I'm confused.
I just launched it and followed their web link - is definitely still live at https://gfycat.com/gifbrewery - are you using a pre-acquisition link?

That site also includes a working App…

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I'm very happy with ScreenFlow's annotation - I use it not just for screen recordings but as a full video editor allowing me to easily drop in clips and add transitions, callouts etc.

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What makes you say it is unsupported - it is working fine for me on the latest macOS. I recommend it regularly and just used it to create the latest gifs on https://www.touchgram.com/

Unfortunately…

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It wasn't my idea but I worked with the scientists who did it - repurposing Computational Fluid Dynamics software designed originally to model flow through jet engines.

I worked for 4 years at…

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This screams out for swipe-right/swipe-left for A/B/C testing to see people pick a combination they prefer.

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2 years ago

I have been looking at Twist from the company behind the popular ToDoist app.

Their blog post talks about the typical Slack problems and how they, as a remote company, wrestled with the real-time…

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2 years ago

@loosewire InstaViz is a blast from the past! Glen Low, the author, is a friend of mine from Perth. He picked up a job at Apple starting in 2017.

We had lunch late in 2016 before he moved to CA…

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The precise wording of the App Store Connect Help is:

You use screenshots and app previews to visually communicate your app’s user experience through images or a short video captured from your app…

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Well, I have to retract it - I'm certain that Apple had a rule about requiring devices in frame but haven't managed to find it. Anecdotally, asking in a local iOS Dev slack, one guy said he got pinged…

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