MNML: Minimalist desktop client for Medium, and this week's AWT sponsor

MNML: Minimalist desktop client for Medium, and this week's AWT sponsor

Have you heard about Medium.com? You can think of it as a blogging platform, but it’s much more than that, providing a daily dish of tasty ideas by writers you might not have otherwise discovered. You can be a writer on Medium; just sign up and start typing. Better yet, buy a copy of MNML (US$29.99) as soon as you sign up for Medium and get ready to enjoy writing and publishing your work on Medium. 

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EverWeb 2.0 adds blogging tools to the Mac website builder

EverWeb 2.0 adds blogging tools to the Mac website builder

In the beginning, there was iWeb. It was an Apple app for easily making websites and it was good. But alas, Apple decided to ignore iWeb. Fortunately, RAGE Software stepped in with EverWeb, a Mac website builder app that featured the same ease of use of iWeb. Now EverWeb 2.0 has been released, bringing powerful blogging tools to the app as well as a number of other new features and faster performance. 

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Teeny Tokyo munches photos, saves bloggers from unnecessary work

Teeny Tokyo munches photos, saves bloggers from unnecessary work

Blogging is more than just writing a bunch of words. Sure, bloggers try to do their best to produce content that is intelligent, concise, and that teaches the reader something she didn't know before. But one under-appreciated aspect of blogging is adding photos that can draw a reader into a story, explain some aspect of the post, or just provide amusement or wonder. Adding photos to blogs is an art unto itself, something that a new Mac app from developer John Saddington (Desk) makes a lot easier. Teeny Tokyo ($9.99, launch sale of $4.99) is an OS X app that every blogger, amateur to professional, will want in his toolkit

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Desk v 1.2 update adds visual themes, separates WYSIWYG and Markdown modes

Desk v 1.2 update adds visual themes, separates WYSIWYG and Markdown modes

For writers, it’s impossible to have too many text editors. Every one seems to have some feature that works better in one situation than another, so I find myself bouncing back and forth between the different Mac text and Markdown editors on the market. One of my favorites has been developer John Saddington's Desk (US$29.99), a simple-to-use editor with some surprising power built into it. Now Desk has been updated to version 1.2, adding some new features while retaining all of its user-friendliness.

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