Thanks to a series here Why you should keep a Code Journal | Code Journaling pt 1 of 4 - DEV Community 👩💻👨💻 I've been seriously reconsidering how I work.
I start the day with a new note in Evernote. As the day progresses, I enter little tidbits of knowledge I took me way to long to google (ex. Netlify, the build command for a nuxt project has to be
But Evernote is a horrible notetaking/journaling environment for a developer.
So, any recommendations for a good digital notetaking Saas?
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I've found a simple solution to this for myself.
It keeps all the notes in git, so everything is in searchable, dated, and simple and can enter it from my phone, whether I am at a computer or not.
It's no enterprise level but suits me just fine.
Good find - a lot closer to what I want: my data in my repo, a mobile app, easy modification. Still need a few things: a simple way to "bookmark" a URL in Chrome (Evernote web clipper).
Thanks for the suggestion: anything I can do for you?
Hi Bob. I'm the creator of GitJournal and happened to stumble upon this post. Please feel free to shoot me and email if there is someway I can improve it to better suit your needs.
The WebClipper feature might take a while.
What is it about Evernote that you don't like or don't think is good for a developer? What kind of features are you looking for that Evernote doesn't have?
That's off the top of my head. Any suggestions?
Well I did recently see someone on another post comment about jupyter. I've haven't tried it out but it looks very interesting.
jupyter.orgIt is, took a look at the Ruby example. But not compelling enough to make the switch...
I recommend Notion - I left Evernote for it I've never looked back
Thanks John - how are you doing your journaling on a day-to-day basis?
I like Notion (notion.so)
Notion is interesting but disorganized. It's a catch-all, not a structured approach - In my opinion.