Brett’s Projects

The things I do when I'm not doing the things I get paid for. I give most of it away for free (donations accepted), so dig in and see if any of these projects can help your workflow or inspire some coding mad science of your own.

60 Mac Tips

60 Mac Tips

A multimedia book for iBooks, filled with screencasts to turn Mac users into Power Users

AutoTag 2

AutoTag 2

Connect WordPress tags to the TextMate blogging bundle with auto-complete and suggestion features.

Blogsmith Bundle

Blogsmith Bundle

The bundle is not terribly active anymore, but it contains some tools for Markdown blogging that I have yet to top elsewhere.

Brett's PopClip Extensions

Brett's PopClip Extensions

A collection of PopClip extensions for Markdown writing and more

Cheaters

Cheaters

The groundwork for building your own set of hotkey-triggered popup cheat sheets for use while you work.

CoughButton

CoughButton

Turn your iPhone into a cough button for podcasting using a local, PHP-enabled web server.

doing

doing

A command line utility for keeping track of what you're doing and tracking what you did.

GrabLinks

GrabLinks

A bookmarklet for capturing Markdown links from any part of a web page

iTextEditors

iTextEditors

My unweildy chart showing over 80 iOS text editors with a comparison of features.

jTag

jTag

Auto-tagging and tag manipulation for Jekyll/OctoPress blogs

KeyBindings

KeyBindings

My OS X KeyBindings experiments.

Markdown QuickTags

Markdown QuickTags

A WordPress plugin for editing Markdown in the standard WordPress editor. Adds auto-pairing, smart lists, link conversions, render/preview in place and more. It’s pretty, too.

Markdown Service Tools

Markdown Service Tools

A collection of OS X Services designed to make writing Markdown text that much easier.

Markdown Video

Markdown Video

A video on Markdown produced for Peachpit's Learn By Video series

MarkdownEditing

MarkdownEditing

The barebones beginnings of a Markdown editing bundle for Sublime Text 2.

Marked 2

Marked 2

My primary commercial application, a Markdown previewer that updates live while you edit in your favorite text editor.

Marky the Markdownifier

Marky the Markdownifier

Marky turns your web pages into readable Markdown, stripping cruft and "Markdownifying" the html.

na

na

"Next Action" script for command-line reading and writing of "@na" tasks in a TaskPaper format file. It can also run as a prompt hook and offer reminders as you cd.

nvALT

nvALT

A fork of Notational Velocity with full MultiMarkdown support and additional editing/interface features.

nvremind

nvremind

nvremind (pronounced "never mind") scans files for @remind tags and triggers reminders.

oTask

oTask

A command line interface for OmniFocus with natural language recognition and fuzzy string matching for projects and contexts.

Overtired

Overtired

Brett's podcast with Christina Warren on 5by5. Two ADHD nerds with lots to talk about.

Pinboard to OpenMeta

Pinboard to OpenMeta

Collect your Pinboard bookmarks as local webloc files that you can thumbnail, index and tag with OpenMeta for local searches.

Planter

Planter

Create directory trees instantly from tab-indented plain text templates.

QuickQuestion

QuickQuestion

My system for collecting knowledge in an easy-to-parse, memorable-to-search plain text format. It's a command line tool usable from LaunchBar and Alfred and compatible with nvALT.

SearchLink

SearchLink

A nifty System Service for running various types of searches automatically as you work in Markdown, filling in the results as links without having to open a web browser.

Sidecar

Sidecar

A minimalist yet oversized jacket for Simplify.

Slogger

Slogger

Automatically log your online social checkins and activities to Day One or Markdown files.

Systematic

Systematic

Brett's podcast on 5by5, interviewing people from all walks of life about what makes them tick

TabLinks

TabLinks

Safari Extension to save all open tabs as a Markdown list

TagBak

TagBak

A command line tool for storing and restoring OS X tags on files.

TextExpander Tools

TextExpander Tools

A set of tools and snippets for TextExpander with a special interface that lets you subscribe or download using your own custom prefix for the triggers.

TL;DR

TL;DR

A jQuery plugin for generating summary blocks on long posts

Übersicht Widgets

Übersicht Widgets

A collection of Übersicht widgets