LibreOffice personal productivity suite

LibreOffice is a free Open Source personal productivity suite for Windows, Macintosh and Linux. It that gives you six feature-rich applications for all your document production and data processing needs: Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Math and Base. OpenOffice is controled by Oracle (previously by Sun) and I don't really like that. LibreOffice is a fork... Continue Reading →

Wiki on a Stick

I have my notes in regular textfiles, a file per topic, which is easy to maintain. The downside is that it gets blurry where to put a note and it's not always easy to quickly find what I'm looking for. What I want is something small and simple (no server, no database) yet powerful enough... Continue Reading →

EditPad Pro Text Editor

I have been using EditPad Lite for a longer time because of its ability to handle multiple files with a tabbed interface. EditPad Lite is quite powerful yet lacked some features that I wanted. I write my blog posts in HTML-format and wanted a better text editor for that. Since I am pleased with the... Continue Reading →

WriteMonkey text editor

Through Another Fantastic Full Screen Text Editor I found WriteMonkey. It says: Zenware for full screen distraction free creative writing. No whistles and bells, just empty screen, you and your words. WriteMonkey is light, fast, and perfectly handy for those who enjoy the simplicity of a typewriter but live in modern times. I downloaded WriteMonkey... Continue Reading →

Q10 text editor

Maki, @doshdosh, tweeted about Q10 text editor. It's freeware and Q10 says it is "a simple but powerful text editor designed and built with writers in mind". There are several interesting features but what hooked me is this: Perfectly portable. A single self-contained executable file. That’s all. Easy to use with a pendrive, so you... Continue Reading →

Firefox and add-ons

Update November 29, 2017 Firefox has changed a lot since 2009 making my list of addons obsolete. For more current information, please visit Replace Dead Firefox Add-Ons With These WebExtensions. I use Firefox as my standard web browser. Firefox is great as is but there are many add-ons that adds useful features. Here are the... Continue Reading →

Color Scheme Designer

I found a very useful site through Twitter, @mayhemstudios posted about Color Scheme Designer. I always find it tricky to get colors that look great together, now there is help. Combine Color Scheme Design with using Pixie colour picker.

Pixie colour picker

If you ever wonder which colors that are used at a website or blog then Pixie is the tool for you. Pixie is an easy-to-use, fast and tiny utility designed especially to fit the needs of Webmasters and Designers. Its a colour picker that includes a mouse tracker. Run it, simply point to a colour... Continue Reading →

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