Category: Mind Map

Released Mind Mate v0.5: Capture and store parts of Web (Web Clipper)

Released Mind Mate v0.5: Capture and store parts of Web (Web Clipper)

Just released Mind Mate version 0.5 on Github. This update significantly enhances the image handling capabilities of Mind Mate. Now, you can copy/paste images from the Web Browser, Clipboard or File System directly into Mind Mate. These pasted images are saved inside Mind Mate file, rather than links. This functionality is supported in both Mind…

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Mind Mate: Taking Notes with rich text support

Mind Mate: Taking Notes with rich text support

(for background on Mind Mate, click here) Today, I released a new version (0.4) of Mind Mate on GitHub. The chief improvement is the rich text editing capabilities for notes as demonstrated below. When the focus is inside Note Editor, the ribbon switches to following Contextual tab. If the cursor is inside a table, ‘Table…

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Mind Mate: Mind Mapping on Windows 7 and 8

Mind Mate: Mind Mapping on Windows 7 and 8

(for background on Mind Mate, click here) I have been developing Mind Mate on Windows 10 machine, so wasn’t sure how it is going to behave on earlier versions of OS. Today, I tested it on Windows 7 and 8 using VMs made available by Microsoft. Mind Mate worked perfectly on Windows 8 but encountered…

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Developed Mind Mapping software ‘Mind Mate’

Developed Mind Mapping software ‘Mind Mate’

Mind Map is a graphical way of representing concepts and ideas. It starts with the main idea at the center with branches going into details. Personally, I use it for all my notes taking, to-do lists, managing project information etc. Probably it goes beyond what normal usage of the term Mind Map implies but I…

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Free and Open Source Mind Mapping tools

Free and Open Source Mind Mapping tools

There are a lot of free and open source mind mapping tools available on the internet. In terms of functionality, some free ones come very close to what is being offered by commercial vendors. My personal favorites are FreeMind and XMind. FreeMind is the best in performance and usability, with less focus on making the…

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Fundamentals of Designing

Fundamentals of Designing

Microsoft has developed an amazing e-learning website called .toolbox for creating Silverlight applications using Expression Studio. The site focuses on design aspects rather than development. Being a developer, I am always intrigued by design tools like Flash, Blend and Photoshop and want to improve my design skills. ┬áSo I have started going through the tutorials…

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