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Cheatsheet and best practices for team members online

We are a small company. We do web development. I'm looking for some solution where we can write best practices, tutorials and cheatsheet for all members. EXAMPLE: One section would be Ubuntu and ...
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What to use for organising all my documents?

I think I want to go paperless, or at least have a copy of all my paper stuff on my PC. Now I'm quite open to any way possible, but I'm not sure how to do this, or which software to use. I have ...
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Android checklist / to-do list app which can insert items anywhere

I'm looking for an Android app with the following features: Maintains a checklist / to-do list -- i.e. a list where items can be toggled, preferably with a single click. I don't really mind whether ...
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Are there any good tools for applying searchable metadata tags to large documents?

I've googled this extensively, but there doesn't appear to be a common solution, or my keywords are inadequate. We have a few large PDFs on the order of a few thousand pages each that describe some ...
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Make project photos useful and actionable

I work on large engineering projects and sometimes when we visit a site for a walkthrough or during construction, we take a lot of photos. Sometimes there are 2 or 3 different people also taking ...
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Online knowledge management tool

Looking for an online knowledge management tool. I need only very simple functionality: add articles (free text or w/simple markup); tag articles; full-text search over KB. Is there a online option ...
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Text snippet organizer, ideally for MS Word

(In desktop MS Windows) I'd like to be able to enter text snippets -- from a phrase to a page or two each -- tag each snippet with multiple tags, and at any time pull together all the snippets with a ...
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Opening PDF's including a separate annotations file

PDF's can be annotated with comments and highlights. I believe the data of such annotations are typically stored in the meta data of the PDF file itself. However, there is also a separate format for ...
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A .pdf categorization software to sort out the research papers and books

I have a digital library and I need a simple database tool to search among my .pdf printouts. My problem is this: I have books, book chapters, dissertations and research papers. So, those are four ...
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mindmap with full text reference

I'm essentially looking for a mindmap tool that also understands full text and allows linking. Here is what I mean: I have a long text describing an implementation of a system. I also have a mindmap ...
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Personal project management

I'm looking for a tool to manage personal projects. Ideally it would focus less on scheduling aspects (dates, durations) and more on knowledge structure (task relationships, detailed descriptions). ...
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Looking for free tool that works as notebook for programmers

I am looking for a notebook style app available online and offline where I can store code snippets interspersed with notes and other related info. Might get Quiver but just curious if there is ...
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Software for Windows for organization of ideas

For organizational purposes, I would like to list my projects and break them into smaller steps, small tasks that can be completed. I need something like Trello, for Windows, preferably open-source.
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Which free notetaking software allows me to highlight specified words, categorize ideas and organize weblinks?

I'm looking for free and open source notetaking software that allows me to highlight specified words (or preferably whole lines after a specified word) and helps me organize and categorize ideas and ...
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To have notes and move them super-easy over canvas

I am looking for a lightweight software for easy manipulation, changing and "moving" of the notes. Important is easy positioning of the notes inside some "notes area". Think, for example, about the ...
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Ontology population tool that works with linguistically tagged data - similar to OntoTL but supported?

I am looking for an ontology population tool that I would be able to use to map linguistically tagged corpora onto an existing ontology. I found OntoTL but the last version of Protege it works with ...
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Modern file management: tags for every file, web mirror/URL, files distributed across media (internal disk, external disk, optical)

I'm looking for software projects that give more useful features than the traditional experience in current Windows / Mac OS / Linux file browsers. Especially features that help you integrate the ...
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Text editor to help summarizing textbooks

I read a lot of textbooks, and I have always wanted to summarize the things I read and organize them but working with normal text editors like Microsoft Word(or LibreOffice) is really hard and ...
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Decision tree software similar to AnswerPath and Zingtree

I am looking in to software that is similar to AnswerPath and/or Zingtree. They both provide the ability to create interactive decision trees. In my research there are at least two kinds of decisions ...
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Operations workflow documentation system

everyone! I'm helping a client streamline business operations, and I'd love some recommendations on software in case I'm not familiar with some options. Thanks in advance! The Situation We're ...
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A program for short IDs and tagging capabilities

I need a program, I have short numbers like problem IDs and I need a list/note/database-like application with high tagging capabilities, I mean like search engines; ie. you can search for numbers ...
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Software to organize photos with details

I need a photo tagging and organizing software for Windows, preferably open source. The main feature is to keep detailed information about photos in an external file. A shared database would be ...
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Knowledge visualization software

I am looking for a FOSS software that is similar in spirit to a tool called TheBrain. TheBrain can be described as a sophisticated mind mapping tool, where you can visualize concepts and establish ...
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Stackoverflow on premise solution or other Q&A/ Support forum site [duplicate]

I know StackOverflow is only public, but I'm looking for free open source software like StackOverflow. The posts I found are really old ones or paid and charge too much for me like AnserHub and ...
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Java data structure to store latitude-longitude points, and retrieve them by area

I want to memorize geographical points for fast retrieval: I store a few {latitude, longitude, Java object} I query for all objects contained within n kilometers of a particular latitude, longitude ...
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Notepad for programmers, scripters, hackers, developers, etc

I'm looking for a nice application that … well, I'm not quite sure exactly what it might be called, or if what I'm thinking of currently even exists as such. I will try to describe it. I guess it ...
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Calender Sync across multiple devices and platforms

I'm looking to optimize the way my fiance and i sync our calenders. Our current system (we are both within the Apple OSX/iPhone environments) uses a combination of Avocado (an app for couples) and ...
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Take notes and organize tasks by project, prioritiy, and urgency

Project organization I'm looking for a note taking and organizer/task management application. What I'm using it for I'm a freelance web developer and I have many projects at any given time, and ...
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Software for managing comparison of softwares

I want to manage a list of all available time series databases such as erol's blog does, but with more structured content. My requirements are defined format to collect properties of each database. ...
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Minimalistic mind-mapping tool with markdown-similar backend format

I'm looking for a minimalistic mind-mapping tool that uses a very simple, plain-text backend format (preferably markdown, but other comparably simple formats that I could convert easily to and from ...
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Personal knowledge management system with shallow learning curve

I want to try using a knowledge management system. So far I looked at mindmapping tools like freemind and Kdissert. What I don't like is the tree structure, every item can only have one parent. Much ...
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Project management software with source control, task lists, notifications, wiki

I am starting a software development project of 6 people, and I am looking for a configuration that will allow the following features: Create and assign tasks. Front end for source control Content ...
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File Organization

tl;dr Is there any good software out there to help me organize my files? I have a ton! Longer Version: I want to be able to organize my files once and for all. I have 20 years of files kicking ...
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Knowledge management and e-learning software

We are looking for a software or multiple but integrated software to support helpdesk, sales and other people in our company. We'd like the following features but we could cope with just a subset of ...
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Is there a document management system that keeps track of child/forked documents?

We have a core document, say, a series of standards, that, based on that, we create solution guides, promotional materials, or other supporting documents. The idea is that every time you change that ...
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A tool to store knowledge (mostly links with some notes) in a tree-like structure?

Right now I use bookmarks as a way to store all useful websites, libraries, programming tools, lectures. And that works OK, but lacks some useful features. I have them nested i.e., "Programming → Java ...
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Sorting app for photos or notes (like “Mailbox” does with e-mails) [closed]

Mailbox allows users to view their e-mail inboxes and swipe right or left on each e-mail to place those e-mails into pre-defined lists. Are there similar apps for photos and notes? That is, you view ...
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List generator from tagged data

I am looking for software that generates lists based on tagged data. For instance, for 2 records stored: Chess: game, fun, entertainment Podcast: media, audio, entertainment If the tag ...
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Tool to create lecture notes and put them online

I'm in my fourth year of University and there are a few mistakes that PowerPoint enables lecturers to make that drives me a bit crazy. Unsearchable documents (like a PDF made of jpegs) Uncopyable ...
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I'm looking for a personal/small-team knowledge manager, alternatives to wikis

I'm looking for a personal knowledge manager, that can be used by multiple people with different accounts. It should be web-based and free and preferably open-source. Situation is as follows, I do ...
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Documenting solutions implemented in a software project

As a software developer I get stuck while implementing a feature and then I solve it somehow through lots of search, article reading, tutorials, etc. But I would prefer a Web app (e.g. a central ...
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Glossary Web application

I need to create a collaborative glossary for a project of mine, and was wondering whether there was already a ready-to-use lightweight glossary / dictionary web application that I can put on my web ...