OneNote vs Joplin

 

As explained in my previous blog post, I have started an experiment on my notetaking methods.

Before I had the idea for that experiment I dived into using Microsoft OneNote, because I was so excited to try out P.A.R.A.

I did that because I’ve used OneNote in the past, so it was familiar. But, within a couple of days of falling further down the P.A.R.A. and Zettelkasten rabbit-hole, I changed my mind.

I found Joplin.

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P.A.R.A. and Zettelkasten Experiment

 

Recently I decided to do something about my notes and notetaking methods.

Up until a few weeks ago, my notes were an increasingly unwieldy pile of .txt files. I was using Slack as a blackhole means of getting the odd link from my phone to my laptop.

It wasn’t great. Notes were seldom revisited. The majority of things put into Slack remained there…

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Mermaid Diagrams

 
graph LR; A(Mermaid) B(Diagrams) C(Are) D(Awesome) A-->B; B-->C; C-->D; style B fill:#f9f,stroke:#333,stroke-width:4px click B "https://mermaidjs.github.io" "Mermaid!"

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Fix Rundeck Export Archive

 

Seeing an error when trying to Export Archive for one of your Rundeck projects?

Project export request failed: Could not create temp file for archive: No such file or directory

You might be missing your Rundeck “temp directory” which has a straightforward fix…

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