Thursday, December 30, 2010

JavaScript Client Side Diff Tool

Here's a simple utility for comparing text which uses the JavaScript library jsdifflib created by Chas Emerick. This utility only uses client side JavaScript, which means that none of your data is transmitted over the Internet.

Friday, December 24, 2010

Evernote Tip: Make notes easier to access

While using Evernote, you may notice that some notes are referenced a lot. The two main reasons are either because the note contains too much information that can't be memorized, or its information is constantly updated (i.e. you replace your gym's schedule every month). Since these notes are the ones that are accessed most frequently, they should also be the easiest ones to access. Read on for a few ways to do this.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Schedule Creator

Here's a utility which will let you find schedules that work together. You input the name of the classes you want to take and all of the times each class is offered. This utility will then show you all the possible schedules that can be made. The best way to understand how to use it is by looking at the pre-populated sample text. Disclaimer: This isn't a very robust application, and it might cause unpredictable behavior if no schedule can be created. I'll try to improve this in the future whenever I have more free time.

Friday, December 3, 2010

How to set up a single Gmail inbox on iOS with the ability to send from multiple addresses

One of the nice features in Gmail is the ability to only need a single account which gets mail via forwarding or by reading other accounts via POP3. Used in conjunction with Gmail's "send as" capability, you will never have to log in to more than one email account again.

Setting this up to work in Gmail's online interface is easy. Getting the same functionality on your iOS device (iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch), on the other hand, is a bit trickier to set up…