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@michihuber

Building a collaborative writing app with multiple drafts and automatic versioning

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a year ago

I should clarify, I do confirm email addresses and the recipients are real, so I really don't know what these accomplish. I read somewhere that the recipients get spammed so that actually relevant…

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a year ago

Yes, a first_name field with width/height 0 and overflow-hidden on the parent. If filled in, the signup is discarded but shows a success page.

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a year ago

I think it can be bad as the recipients of the bot signup start flagging your email as spam, which may hurt your deliverability over time.

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a year ago

I just started receiving bot signups last week – I noticed because I started receiving spam complaints on the verification emails.

Added a honeypot, which worked in keeping them out.
I wonder what…

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I'm really used to using _ and * for italics and bolding, and usually surprised when it doesn't work in apps – much easier to type than cmd+b.

that said, I do prefer when markdown gets changed to…

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a year ago

I think that’s a big reason why minimal writing apps like iA, ulysses, bear etc. are so popular. feels low-key and you don’t get lost in a formatting rabbit hole.

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a year ago

People do love grammarly and hemingway.
Is there anything comparable as a library or API based service?

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a year ago

Have you seen any products that do this type of thing?

Currently in private beta, launching in public beta soon (let me know if you want in now, m@michihuber.com).

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a year ago

The thing that’s still lacking is the editing workflow when you hand copy off to others and then merge in their feedback; there just doesn’t seem to be anything that nails both the writing and the…

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I'm working on a writing app, so want to find out what people are using, what they like and dislike:

1) What writing app(s) do you usually use and for what?
2) What's the one thing that you couldn't…

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Safari is mostly fine (on occasion, a site is broken), and it syncs bookmarks etc. with iOS. But I use Chrome for Development, because of the dev tools.

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