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A Carpenter & Software Developers Blog

A Look At OneNote (UWP) For Windows 10

Some time ago Microsoft announced that they are sunsetting the desktop version of OneNote (OneNote 2016). Normal Support is to end on October 2020 and extended support on October 2025. Read more


Why I Still Use OneNote and Why It is Awesome

I have written a lot about my note taking adventures on this blog. I have tried just about every note taking application known to men… known to me at least. My Problem With Plain Text While I have... Read more


What I Use: Podget A Simple Podcast Aggregator

After moving outside the city zone a couple of years ago, we no longer have access to a Fiber internet connection. So, instead of the 100/100 Megabit connection we had before we moved we are left... Read more


Convert Docx To Markdown With Pandoc

I prefer to use Microsoft Word for most of my writing. I prefer Word because its spell and grammar checker is superior to every other word processor or text editor I have tried. In addition, word... Read more


The Static Site Generator Pelican VS WordPress

For a while now, I have been using the static site generator (Pelican) for my website/blog. In the blog post There Is A Pelican In My Blog I said I would return with an update on using Pelican.... Read more


Dell Venue 8 Pro Review

The Dell Venue 8 Pro is an 8-inch tablet running Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro. The "Pro" version of Windows indicates that it is the full version of Windows capable of running modern apps as well as... Read more


Whisker Menu Dark Theme

The Whisker Menu has become the default menu in Xubuntu 14.04. I really like the Whisker menu. It has been one of the first things I installed on a XFCE desktop since I discovered it a couple of... Read more


Kingston Datatraveler Vault Privacy 3.0 First Impressions

After the developers of TrueCrypt declared the encryption suite insecure and recommended users of TrueCrypt to find other solutions. I have been doing just that. It turns out TrueCrypt was a... Read more


How I Use a USB Stick and Git To Sync My Data

The way most people use a USB stick is to just work directly from it. However, that is the wrong way of doing it. Working directly from the USB stick has several problems to it. Only one copy... Read more


The Podcasts I Listen To

I have listened to audiobooks ever since I was a child. Therefore, listening to podcasts is a very natural way for me to consume information. For the most part, I listen to podcasts and audiobooks... Read more


Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini With Cyanogenmod 11

The risk of me throwing the phone into the wall in frustration finally became greater than the risk of bricking the phone doing the process of rooting the phone and installing Cyanogenmod. I... Read more


Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Review

I have used the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini as my daily driver for about four months and this is my review of the phone. I will not go over all the features of the phone, but merely highlight what is... Read more


Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop 5 Month After

In September of 2013, I reviewed the Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop. I have now used the keyboard and mouse every day, 10 hours a day for about 5 months and I would like to share my experience... Read more


Why You Should Use Markdown

Markdown is in my opinion the best way to structure a plain text document. I have already written about why I prefer plain text here so I will not dive in to that. I will however try to explain... Read more


Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop Review

Ever since Microsoft announced the Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop, I have been waiting for it to come to my country in a Nordic version. Actually, I would have preferred a Danish only version but since... Read more


Control In Plain Text

Not too long ago I had a long discussion on Facebook about MS Word. I asked the question, how anyone could get anything done in MS Word and that turned into a WYSIWYG vs. WYSIWYW discussion. If... Read more


wxPython 2.9 on Linux

I needed to test one of my programs on Linux. It’s written in Python using wxPython. I am using the the version that is still in development wxPython 2.9. There is prebuild versions for Mac and... Read more


SSH Port Forwarding

This will essentially create a VPN(Private Virtual Network) via SSH. It will allow you to access webpages that otherwise only are accessible from within the local network or browse the internet... Read more


Zim Desktop Wiki: Note Taking The Awesome Way Part Two

I got all excited about Zim Desktop Wiki and I wrote a post about it Here. However after using the program for a couple of months I came to the conclusion that it didn’t covering my needs. As it... Read more


Zim Desktop Wiki: Note Taking The Awesome Way Part One

I have been using OneNote for a couple of years for notes in school. However OneNote is proprietary software and the format it saves to is a proprietary file format. For school OneNote it’s great... Read more


HTC 8X Review

I’ve had the HTC 8X for about two month and this is my review of the phone. The back of the phone is a soft touch rubber surface and it is easy to get a good grip on it and it doesn’t easily slip... Read more


Thinkpad W530 Review

I bought the ThinkPad W530 only about a week after its release in Denmark. I needed an all in one laptop for school work and light gaming. As of the writing of this post I have had the laptop for... Read more