Author name: Luc Beaudoin

Luc P. Beaudoin Co-founder, CogSci Apps Corp. My Cognitive Productivity books.

NotePlan 2 a Noteworthy Linkable Planning App

NotePlan NotePlan brings Markdown and other hypertext functions to your calendar and planning notes. What’s more, the latest NotePlan update, released last week, contains an AppleScript application programming interface (API) that enables users to automatically link its notes! As described below, when you invoke Hook in NotePlan, Hook uses this API. This means you can …

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How to Turn a TaskPaper File into a Project Information Hub

TaskPaper, the plain-text ToDo app for Mac, reminds of me of Hook. It’s extremely nimble, easy to use, and yet amazingly powerful. Because its format is conventional plain text, you can also easily work with TaskPaper files using your favorite editors. But I love PlainText; so > 99% of the time, I use that app …

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Four Ways to Use LaunchBar and Hook Together: For Faster Information Retrieval

Hook enables you to link and navigate information in your favorite apps.. It now also helps you get more out launchers, such as LaunchBar by Objective Development and Alfred. This blog post showcases how LaunchBar and Hook together can help you retrieve information faster. In particular, it highlights accessing Hook with LaunchBar, that you can …

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Organize, Search, and Archive Key Information with EagleFiler, Including Hook-Linked Files!

EagleFiler is an excellent personal information manager that enables you to import and collect notes, e-mails, and web pages on your Mac, and search them instantly. EagleFiler is developed by C-Command Software, a company led by Michael Tsai. We recently updated Hook integration scripts to work even better with EagleFiler. This document showcases using Hook …

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Tinderbox: WinterFest 2019 Sale Ends Tomorrow!

Tomorrow, January 7, is the last day to buy Tinderbox: WinterFest 2019 software on sale. We at CogSci Apps are honored that our Hook productivity software for macOS has been listed with such great indie software for macOS. I, myself, use many of those apps on a daily basis in workflows connected by Hook. For example, …

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