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(English) CodeStream – Code as a Knowledge Base

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.CodeStream is a code review tool that allows you to conduct such reviews right in your IDE, i.e. without changing context. According to their master plan CodeStream is supposed to "Provide the ability to talk about any block of code, on any branch, in any state [...]" "Eliminate context switching costs [...]" "Treat codeblocks as a first-class object [...]" in order to allow developers, both new and senior ones, to quickly get up to speed with an existing ... Read more

(English) Remote Team Collaboration: Whiteboards With Google Jamboard

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.Two weeks ago I wrote about working collaboratively on digital whiteboards with Miro. Since 2017 Google has been selling competitively priced digital whiteboard hardware under its Jamboard brand. Alongside that hardware product, however, with Google Jamboard there's a companion software product of the same name as part of Google's G Suite collection of cloud computing, productivity and collaboration tools. Although Jamboard, the software, isn't widely promoted as an independent software product it works perfectly fine as ... Read more

(English) Remote Team Collaboration: Appointment Scheduling With Calendly

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.Calendly is an online appointment scheduling tool that allows you, your team, or your entire organisation to flexibly schedule meetings. As a user you can define available time slots and allow others to schedule meetings according to these time slots. Calendly taps into your usual online calendar tool (e.g. Google Calendar, Office 365 / Outlook, or iCloud). Instead of the usual back and forth though that commonly happens when trying to agree on an ... Read more

(English) Remote Team Collaboration: Whiteboards With Miro

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.Miro is a collaborative whiteboard software that's ideal for exploring ideas and concepts in a distributed work setting. Much like a physical whiteboard it lends itself to ideation, brainstorming, design and planning sessions, i.e. work where the structure and nature of the outcome isn't necessarily known beforehand but rather freeform and loosely structured and the process by which these results are generated isn't particularly rigid. Miro provides the user with elements and tools such as ... Read more

(English) Remote Team Collaboration: Interactive Presentations With Mentimeter

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.Continuing on my recent theme of remote team collaboration tools, today I'd like to suggest Mentimeter. Mentimeter is an interactive online presentation tool that allows you to engage with and gather feedback from meeting attendees, workshop participants, or team mates. Where with ordinary presentation tools your captive audience can just watch and listen, Mentimenter enables event organisers to collect feedback, keep everyone engaged, and make sure everyone's voice is heard. In addition to the ordinary ... Read more

(English) Remote Team Collaboration: Presentify

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.In the last two weeks I wrote about Zappy and Loom - tools that help you with sharing information, documenting work and collaborating visually in remote or distributed work settings. Continuing with this general theme, today I'd like to suggest another, similar tool: Presentify (Mac App Store) is macOS menu bar app that allows you to annotate any screen or highlight your cursor, no matter the context or app you're in. This makes ... Read more

(English) Remote Team Collaboration: Loom – Screen & Video Recording Software

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.Last week I wrote about Zappy by Zapier, a tool for visually documenting and sharing your work and your underlying processes. Loom is a similar tool that - by going beyond mere screenshots with actual screen recordings - allows your team to collaborate remotely and asynchronously. From explaining and reviewing code to design critiques, customer support, sales, and employee feedback there are a variety of use cases such a tool can you help you with ... Read more

(English) Remote Team Collaboration: Communicate via Annotated Screenshots with Zappy for macOS

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.Zapier is a workflow automation software I'm using extensively and which I can highly recommend. Zapier is fully distributed remote company. In order to simplify collaborating visually while working remotely they have been using a tool called "Zappy for macOS" for some time now and they've recently released it for others to use as well. Zappy allows you to quickly capture, annotate, and share screenshots with your co-workers. In their own words, Zappy is: The fastest, all-in-one ... Read more

(English) Don’t Just Document Software, Tell a Story.

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar.Humans tend to remember stories much better than mere facts, which probably is why storytelling has such a long tradition in human history. Storyteller is - quoting from their own description - an "editor plugin that generates web pages that recreate and animate entire programming sessions" (see this playback repository for examples and the project's GitHub repository for more details). It's an interesting, novel take on software documentation in that instead of merely describing some ... Read more

(English) Humanising Your Documentation – Carolyn Stransky @ beyond tellerrand 2019

Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Britisches Englisch verfügbar. Humanising Your Documentation - Carolyn Stransky from beyond tellerrand on Vimeo. Read more
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