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My journey towards a new user interface

One thing I learned from building a new UI is that it's not possible to build a UI in one go and have it deployed to the user. The reason being that major UI changes forces users to relearn the user interface making for a bad experience. So, as much as I wish to throw the new UI out there immediately, I'll need to go through multiple stages of internal / beta testing before I put it out in the wild. When I first tried to design a UI by myself I had a grand plan to completely re-work my way, but
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Embracing the Future: My Journey with Open Sourcing a Note-taking app

open-sourcing-github.png Today, I want to share with you my journey and decision to open source my note-taking app, Fleeting Notes. Open sourcing an app is a big step and it can be difficult to let go of control and trust that others will use and improve upon your work in a positive way. But as I've come to realize, trust is a two-way street. If I want others to trust my work, I need to be willing to trust them in return. And that's exactly why I've decided to open source Fleeting Notes. In th
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How I Publish Obsidian Notes for my Landing Page (Next.JS & Tailwind CSS)

I wanted to create a website for Fleeting Notes that reflected the interconnected nature of Obsidian, with bi-directional links and interlinked blog posts. However, I struggled to find a platform that met all my requirements: * Support for Obsidian's ![[]] syntax and other basic markdown * Customization using ReactJS * A straightforward publishing process. That's why I built my own system using Next.JS and Tailwind CSS. My ultimate goal was to be able to publish my notes from an Obsidian Vault
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Fleeting Notes: Google Keep with Backlinks and Easy Sync to Obsidian

If you're a fan of Google Keep, you know how useful it can be for capturing quick notes and ideas on the go. But what if you could take the convenience of Google Keep and combine it with the powerful organization and structure of Obsidian? That's where Fleeting Notes comes in. What is Fleeting Notes? I created Fleeting Notes as a note-taking app that is similar to Google Keep in many ways. It allows me to quickly jot down ideas, thoughts, and to-dos in a fast and effortless manner, and it's ac
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Local Sync in Fleeting Notes: A Quick and Easy Setup

Are you looking for an easy way to back up your notes in Fleeting Notes? Or perhaps you want to use it with other local file managers like Obsidian MD? Local sync is the solution for you! In this short post, we'll walk you through the simple steps to set it up. But before we dive into the instructions, let's quickly go over some of the benefits of using local sync: * It provides an alternative way to back up your notes in Fleeting Notes. * It allows you to use Fleeting Notes with other local f
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An Extendable Obsidian Publish Alternative using Next.JS

The problem with Obsidian publish alternatives As an Obsidian user, I know firsthand the power of bi-directional linking within a single vault. I wanted to create a landing page for Fleeting Notes that captured the same power. But when it came to customizations, the options were limited (I wanted a landing page + a blog). I've tried many solutions (e.g. quartz) but I haven't found one that hit all my criteria (from ChatGPT) below: Compatibility: Not all Obsidian Publish alternatives may be com
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