Archive for March, 2010

Tuesday Tip: Learn to Speak AppleScript

DEVONthink and DEVONagent are highly scriptable. Using AppleScript you can integrate them tightly into your workflow, automate tasks, or extend our applications with new functionality. AppleScript as a scripting language is not only powerful but also relatively easy to learn. Our power user Veritrope has published a series of excellent Learn to speak AppleScript on his blog. Check them out! You will also find a full chapter with more information about how to let our applications jump through loops for...

Switch on to Switching Off

If you care about our climate, please feel free to join the WWF Earth Hour project today, Saturday, Mar 27, 2010 at 8.30 pm your local time. DEVONtechnologies supports the WWF with a monthly donation.

Joe Kissell Talks About His Ebook

Just a quick note that Joe Kissell talks about his new ebook Take Control of Getting Started with DEVONthink 2 on MacVoices. Definitely something worth listening to! And on another note: Our HQ will be closed from tomorrow until Tuesday, April 6, 2010 (Easter school holidays). Support by email will, as always, still be available, of course.

Take Control of DEVONthink 2

We were often asked if we had a manual for DEVONthink and DEVONnote to complement the build-in documentation. So we talked to the people who should really know how to write good introductions: Take Control Ebooks. And today they have just released a brand new ebook created in partnership with us: Joe Kissell’s Take Control of Getting Started with DEVONthink 2 has the calm, thorough, and real-world advice you need to understand how DEVONthink can bring order to your information life....

It’s Beta Time Again

Quite a few of you have already contacted us and asked if we are planning an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad companion to DEVONthink. Our answer always was: ‘Stay tuned.’ Starting today it is: ‘Yes, and it’s already in beta test’. I have just seeded DEVONpad 1.0 beta 1, for iPhone and iPod touch, to our closed beta tester team. That means that all major features have been implemented and it’s time now for bug fixing, performance enhancements, and interface polishing....

Welcome, James

Last week James Straub III. has joined the DEVONtechnologies team as Mac and iPhone developer. He is living with his family in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, USA, near our head office — and, like me, he likes working in coffee shops and other sunny and quiet locations. That’s what WiFi was invented for. Welcome on board, James! To the right: James in one of his favorite coffee places in Coeur d’Alene.

Why Using DEVONthink Saves Time

With the extreme number of inquiries we are very glad that the release of DEVONthink and DEVONnote 2.0 went so smoothly for most people. And once in a while we even receive a nice comments — Like this one: Point in case: I’ve got into a habit of scanning the business credit card statements. It just happened that I needed the bank to lookup the past charge by a specific vendor.The bank was *beep*, the charge was one year old....