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  1. MacVoices #13147: David Sparks Explains Markdown, Why You Need It, And Why He Wrote A Book About It - MacVoices

    MacVoices #13147 [ 34:08 ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

    David Sparks has penned his 5th book, Markdown – A MacSparky Field Guide with Eddie Smith. What is Markdown, you ask? David helps us understand what it is, and why we need it. Making a convincing case for Markdown as a common, easy-to-use option for text entry on iPhone or iPad, David discusses its variations, and stresses its ease of use. His book, in iBooks format, contains not only instruction, but also videos for each step of the process, interviews with some of the leading proponents of Markdown, and more.

    This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by Smile, the makers of the brand new PDFpen 6 and PDFpenPro 6, as  PDFpen for iPad and PDFpen for iPhone.



    Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices, MacVoicesTV. You can catch up with what he’s doing on Twitter, Facebook,

    Google+, App.net and LinkedIn.

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    David Sparks is a trial attorney who finally came out of the closet and admitted he was a nerd several years ago. David publishes MacSparky.com and is the co-host of the Mac Power Users podcast. David also writes occasionally for Macworld and has authored a total of five books including, Mac at Work and iPad at Work,  60 Mountain Lion Tips with Brett Terpstra, Paperless, and Markdown with Eddie Smith.

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  2. Mac Power Users 175: Workflows with Federico Viticci | Mac Power Users 2014-02-02

    Katie and David sit down with Federico Viticci of MacStories.net to talk about his amazing iPad workflows, the future of iOS, photo management and more.

    Thanks to MPU listener

    Hay Oborn for assistance with the shownotes this week!

    Links for this episode:

    Mac Power Users 156: Editorial with Federico Viticci | Mac Power Users

    David and Katie are joined by Federico Viticci of Macstories.net to talk about writing on the iPad and the newest text editor with built in automation functions, Editorial.

    Federico Viticci (viticci) on Twitter

    Federico Viticci (viticci) on App.net

    Federico Viticci – YouTube

    5by5 | The Prompt

    The Prompt is a weekly panel discussion on technology, and the culture surrounding Apple and related companies. With each co-host having a unique background — and accent — The Prompt covers the wide-reaching world of technology unlike any other show.

    iTunes – Books – Writing On The iPad: Text Automation with Editorial by Federico Viticci

    An extended edition of an article originally published on MacStories.net, “Writing On The iPad: Text Automation with Editorial” contains an in-depth review and detailed guide to Editorial, a revolutionary Markdown text editor for iPad with unique automation features. After reading this book, you’ll have a new perspective on what is possible to accomplish on an iPad with Markdown and text automation.”Writing On The iPad: Text Automation with Editorial” demonstrates how Markdown and iOS power users can take their iPad productivity to the next level by crafting automated workflows and scripts to speed up writing, editing, and publishing.


    MacStories (macstoriesnet) on Twitter

    Editorial for iPad

    Editorial is a plain text editor for the iPad with powerful automation tools and a beautiful inline preview for writing Markdown.

    Editorial on the App Store on iTunes

    Google+ Hangouts

    Bring your conversations to life with photos, emoji, and even group video calls for free.

    GroupMe | Group text messaging with GroupMe

    Private group chat and IM, business and team collaboration – HipChat

    Slack: Be less busy

    Slack brings all your communication together in one place.It’s real-time messaging, archiving and search for modern teams.


    Evernote apps and products make modern life manageable, by letting you easily collect and find everything that matters.

    Evernote on the App Store on iTunes

    Project management software, online collaboration: Basecamp

    Bare Bones Software | Yojimbo

    Yojimbo makes keeping all the small (or even large) bits of information that pour in every day organized and accessible. It’s so simple, there is no learning curve. Yojimbo’s mechanism for collecting, storing and finding information is so natural and effortless, it will change your life, without changing the way you work.

    Python Programming Language – Official Website

    Python is a programming language that lets you work more quickly and integrate your systems more effectively. You can learn to use Python and see almost immediate gains in productivity and lower maintenance costs.

    Markdown – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Markdown is a plain text formatting syntax[5] designed so that it can optionally be converted to HTML using a tool by the same name. Markdown is popularly used as format for readme files, or for writing messages in online discussion forums, or in text editors for the quick creation of rich text documents.


    Simple and efficient text editing for Mac, iPhone and iPad.


    MindNode makes mind mapping easy. Mind maps are a visual representation of your ideas, starting with a central thought and growing from there. This allows you to brainstorm

    OmniOutliner – The Omni Group

    OmniOutliner, an amazingly flexible pair of apps for creating, collecting, organizing, and syncing information. Brainstorm new ideas, drill out specifics, or expand upon prior notes. They come with everything you need right now, yet even more later. Use OmniOutliner to draft to-do lists, create agendas, track expenses, take notes, plan events, write screenplays … and whatever else you’ll think of.


    Create stunning diagrams, graphs and other designs with the best vector diagramming app for your iOS Device.


    Evernote Web Clipper | Evernote

    ave anything you see online—including text, links and images—into your Evernote account with a single click.

    Dolphin’s Free Mobile Web Browser

    Dolphin makes mobile browsing easy, adapting to the way you want to browse with customizable settings, voice and gesture control, and sharing features.

    Introducing EverClip

    With easy-to-use interface and seamless integration,EverClip lets you clip anything to Evernote effortlessly.

    Evernote Bookmarklet for iPad — iOS Bookmarklets


    Marker: Web selections to Markdown – BrettTerpstra.com

    This is a variant of my Bullseye bookmarklet which takes a selection – including headlines, links, and images – and converts it to Markdown using Marky.

    PDFPen OCR Applescript To Automatically Make PDFs Searchable • Tips To Learn How To Go Paperless | DocumentSnap Paperless Blog

    PDFpen OCR Folder Action Script — MacSparky

    Noodlesoft | Hazel

    Hazel watches whatever folders you tell it to, automatically organizing your files according to the rules you create. It

    iPad at Work — MacSparky

    Cloak VPN – Cloak – GetCloak.com

    It’s the easiest, most trusted personal VPN service


    Plex organizes all of your personal media, wherever you keep it, so you can enjoy it on any device.

    Apple – iTunes – Match

    Pocket Casts by Shifty Jelly


    Instacast for iOS 7 – Vemedio

    Podcasts on the App Store on iTunes

    Castro — High Fidelity Podcasts for iPhone

    Skitch | Evernote

    Get your point across with fewer words using annotation, shapes and sketches, so that your ideas become reality faster.

    iOS 7 Tech Talk Videos – Apple Developer

    TextExpander: Mac Typing Shortcut Utility Saves You Time

    ype more with less effort! TextExpander saves your fingers and your keyboard, expanding custom keyboard shortcuts into frequently-used text and pictures…

    Unread — An RSS Reader

    Contrast | Launch Center Pro

    It’s like speed dial for anything you do with your iPhone or iPod Touch. Create one-tap shortcuts straight to the feature you need inside of your apps.

    Pinswift — the fast and powerful Pinboard client

    Command-C ? Copy & Paste between iOS and Mac

    WordBook XL – English Dictionary and Thesaurus for Apple iPad


    GoodReader® is the super-robust PDF reader for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch

    Wordflex Touch Dictionary – English visual dictionary and thesaurus created exclusively for iPad in association with Oxford University Press

    With more than 2 million language nodes for you to explore, The Wordflex Touch Dictionary is the next step in the evolution of the English dictionary and thesaurus.

    Dispatch: TextExpander-enabled Email App for iPhone

    Dispatch makes it easy to act on mails even when you’re on the move.Based on Merlin Mann’s idea of managing your inbox, it helps you tame your inbox by letting you delete, defer, delegate, generate actions and even respond to your mails with ease.

    Pastebot — Tapbots

    Pastebot is a powerful clipboard manager that stores text

    Mr. Reader – RSS News Reader for your iPad

    Mr. Reader is a powerful RSS News Reader for your iPad that synchronizes with popular services. Due to the large article preview and image thumbnails, it is easy to read only the articles you are interested in. Manage your subscriptions directly in the app and share articles with multiple services. Please see below for a list of features.

    Reeder RSS Reader for iOS

    This Week app – Reminders Reimagined

    Reminders ReimaginedThis Week is the newest to-do list and task managing app for iPhone/iPod Touch with beautiful design and careful thoughts.

    OmniFocus – The Omni Group

    OmniFocus is designed to quickly capture your thoughts and ideas to store, manage, and help you process them into actionable to-do items. Perfect for many different systems, OmniFocus helps you work smarter by giving you powerful tools to stay on top of all the things you need to do. From ‘Call mom’ to ‘Submit Annual Report to Investors’.

    Tweetbot for iPhone — Tapbots

    Tweetbot 3 is a full-featured Twitter app for the iPhone that has been re-designed from the ground up for iOS7.

    Macworld / iWorld 2014

    The Best Place for All Things AppleWhat’s New, What’s Best and How to Make the Most Out of the Products You Love.

    Please support our exclusive sponsor for this episode: Smile:With productivity boosters like the PDFpen Family and TextExpander, Smile makes you a Mac Power User.

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  3. Mac Power Users #156: Editorial with Federico Viticci


    GREAT Show with Frederico Vittici

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  4. Generational podcast - 048 - Tackling iOS Text Editors

    iOS text editors

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  5. 034 - Developing Workflow Software with Greg Pierce [iOS app Drafts]

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  6. John Gruber on iOS design, Markdown and ice cube trays

    John Gruber joins Brett to talk Vesper, Markdown, editing posts and how it applies to interface design.

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  7. 5by5 | Back to Work #46: Not Counting the Mezzanine

    This week, Merlin and Dan get all “Zen” about bias and minimalism. Your background won’t get any blacker, so stop burning cycles arguing on the internet or worrying about what other people think or how minimal you are. It’s not about the bird skeletons, lion skins or barefoot girls. Unless that’s what works. Just make sure it really works.

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  8. Back to Work #25: My Food Court of Functionality - 5by5

    Dan and Merlin talk about nerds getting problems and about using Markdown in BBEdit, Textmate or any text app because you need to find tools that remove friction, not distractions.

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