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kyle rees
kyle rees
1,480 Points

what utilities do you keep stocked

not sure how to ask this question but ill give it a shot

i imagine you all have little bits and bobs stoed away on your computers that help you design websites or write web apps things like frameworks and jquery plugins my question is what are they and as a sub set of questions

do you keep them on your computer and u8pdate them as you need to or do you always download a fresh copy where aplicable

what is the manner in which you store them are they spread across your pc in a ton of folders and zips or are they organized

im just curious into what things the more advanced web designers here do and how they manage theese things as well as what things they have that might be usefull

4 Answers

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

I guess it depends on what your goal is for collecting snippets.

I use ...

  • workflowy for collecting Linux one-liners.
  • simplenote for note taking including adding bits of code and notes on what it does. It supports searching, markdown, tagging, syncing to mobile.
  • codepen for small proof of concept bits of HTML/CSS/JS

I can imagine programming in a server-side language and having larger bits of code you want to keep track of, that doesn't bit into those categories, github gists seem like they could be a good fit in that case.

Little gists of code?

Why not gist.github.com!

Ian Carroll
Ian Carroll
1,901 Points

Mainly, I store some code in GitHub. I usually just dig up the source from one of my projects and drop it in there.

kyle rees
kyle rees
1,480 Points

ive always been intrigued by git hub but never used it isnt it mainly for projects and group colab stuff