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📣 Exciting Update: Daily Notes in Aster 📣

Hello everyone! I’m thrilled to announce the completion of Daily Notes feature, a core feature of Aster! 🎉 My goal is to provide you with a seamless and enjoyable experience, and with Daily Notes wrapped up, I’m shifting my focus to other features that will make the app even better. Here’s a snapshot of what went into creating Daily Notes and the accompanying features: Templates: In an effort to make content creation and management a breeze, I’ve integrated template capabilities into the app 📝....

March 18, 2023 · 2 min

Weekly Roundup 2

Hey everyone! Last week, I was laser-focused on improving Aster Notes, and I’m excited to share with you what I accomplished: Custom Tab System One of the most notable changes was implementing a custom tab system. While the built-in tabs were functional, I found that they didn’t quite meet my needs, so I designed a new set of components that could better handle document control and switching. With the new custom tabs, I could more easily control the editor and the content view....

March 13, 2023 · 3 min

Weekly Roundup 1

Hey there! This week was super productive for me on the Aster project - I was able to tackle five major parts of it! First on the list was getting the markdown editor up and running. It was a bit of a pain, but I finally got it working (at least for now). It’s also really flexible, so it should work well for Aster. Next up was implementing a system to save and load user preferences....

March 5, 2023 · 2 min

Markdown Editor and Engine

I have been working on the editor for Aster. This is the thing that you use 95% of the time in Aster. It needs to be right. I went the 3 different variations of the editor from custom, to quill based. The one I have settled on is based on the fantastic work from the https://appflowy.io/ team. However, as with these things it wasn’t the perfect fit and ended up modifying the core to work with the future aspirations of Aster....

February 28, 2023 · 1 min