Essential Yosemite Apps

Do you think it’s potentially helpful, to review lists of OS X applications that other folks are using? I do. I check out a lot of apps, but I can’t possibly test them all. I enjoy reviewing other people’s lists hoping to discover useful apps that just might become one of my Essential Yosemite Apps. … Read more

Back with Byword

I was recently asked, “Which OS X markdown application are you using these days?” I answered, “I’m back with Byword.” My response prompted the anticipated question, “Why?” About two and a half years ago, I wrote a post I titled, ‘Markdown: Why Byword App?’ Since then I’ve tested almost every new markdown app. The markdown … Read more

TypeMetal

What is TypeMetal? TypeMetal is a potentially transformative, OS X, writing application, designed from the ground up to make HTML creation and editing easy. OK, STOP, stop right now, stop picturing pages full of meticulously indented, angle brackets. Starting today, you can write styled text and TypeMetal will automatically create sophisticated, modern HTML for your … Read more

Ulysses III App and Marked App

Overview Ulysses III app and Marked app are a beguiling, best-in-class combination. Ulysses III has quickly become my OS X markdown editor of choice, but, it's new and, unsurprisingly, has not been problem free. Marked app is the best markdown previewer. It feels like both applications were custom engineered just for me; they weren't, of … Read more