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How John Sonmez Helped Me Streamline This Blog

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I’m going to change things here a little bit in the upcoming weeks. Recently, I found out what I want to do with this blog. John Sonmez of Simple Programmer is offering a free three-week e-mail course for starting to blog as a software developer. I subscribed to check out what other developers on the web do, and I have read his 6 e-mails and followed some of his advice. One particular e-mails made me think about my projects, what they mean to me, and how they relate to each other.

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How to Resolve Word Counter Update Issues

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Users have reported update problems after they purchased the Word Counter for Mac.

I am aware of this issue. The easiest fix is to download the latest version (.zip, 2.3 MB) yourself manually.

The version you got from the store cannot recognize more recent versions as valid, so it rejects the update. Maybe I can find a way to fix this on my side, soon. I pushed an update to the store already.

This is very unfortunate, and I’m very sorry for the trouble this has caused.

All the best to you,
– Christian

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The Word Counter (Mac)

visit the Word Counter Website

Overcome your writing obstacles. A writer should write, so here’s the Word Counter to count what counts: how many words you write each day. Measure your output to increase your productivity as a writer, because only what gets measured gets accomplished.

Buy online for $5.99 instead of the regular $10.99

  • Why is counting words important?
  • Get immediate feedback on your productivity as a writer by glancing at the daily total count increase.
  • See how you distribute your productivity: the Word Counter shows which app got the most of your attention.
  • Boost your motivation by taking a look at how well you achieve your goals.

Exploring Mac App Development Strategies e-book

Don’t worry about big software design decisions anymore. Take on Mac app development with solid principles, guided by extensive examples and explanation.

Buy now for $9.99 or name your price!

In this book, you’ll learn how to:

  • Develop Mac apps with Swift
  • Apply Clean Software Architecture
  • Use Unit Testing and Functional Test to grow your app


Calendar Paste 2

visit Calendar Website

Imagine you could paste events in your iPhone Calendar app! Calendar Paste 2 is an event template builder for iPhone/iPod Touch so you can organize recurring events painlessly.

download on the app store

With it you will:

  • Save time creating irregularly recurring events like shift work,
  • Prepare calendar event templates to stop repeating yourself,
  • Set-up your Pomodoro work sprints, or
  • Quickly create events with odd durations.

The Vault

These are projects I currently don’t attend to.

Notational Velocity

I tweaked Notational Velocity to support me during my university studies and my knowledge work. Notational Velocity became my main hypertextual tool to store references/take notes/jot down ideas/organize myself. Currently, its development is halted.