Recommended Resources

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  • Evernote - One of the handiest note/knowledge apps around
  • Quiver - Notebook app similar to Evernote but with features for power users and developers

Mind Mapping

  • Mindmeister - Full featured online mind mapping
  • Mindmup - Zero friction, free, online mind mapping

Tasks / Work Tracking

  • MeisterTask - Simple and beautiful Kanban-style task mangement that (optionally) integrates easily with Mindmeister and already most of the features of Trello
  • LeanKit - A visual project/product delivery tool. One of the best SaaS Kanban tools I have used.
  • Trello

Development / Technical



Editors / IDEs

Regular Practice

To keep skills sharp, regular practice and feedback is essential. Here are some tools that help.

  • - Coding exercises with feedback from peers
  • Codewars - Web-based code challenges and katas