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Selling Trust
Selling Trust

Behind the scenes the internet is a giant trust-machine. To separate the good from the bad websites, the useful from the harmful software, an entire industry has been established that specialises in selling small text files to individuals and organizations so that they can sign their digital products. Operating systems are complicit in this, as they force people to buy and use such certificates.

Published on March 13, 2020


Zettlr 1.6.0 released
Zettlr 1.6.0 released

Two exciting months are behind us, and we are proud that finally Zettlr 1.6 sees the light of the world! This update is really huge, so the release announcement is as well — make sure to read what beautiful changes this update brings!

Published on March 06, 2020


Continuous Cross-Platform Deployment with GitHub Actions
Continuous Cross-Platform Deployment with GitHub Actions

Continuous Integration can sometimes be puzzling, so this is my take at continuous deployment of Zettlr. I'll explain GitHub Actions (and, on a more abstract level, the concepts behind CI) using a real-world, working GitHub Actions workflow.

Published on February 08, 2020


Happy Birthday, Zettlr!
Happy Birthday, Zettlr!

Zettlr is two years old now. Time to celebrate! In this blogpost, we look back on 2019, forward to 2020, and also resolve a promise we've made during the year: share with you some insights on the community of the app. Happy Birthday!

Published on December 26, 2019


Zettlr 1.5.0 released
Zettlr 1.5.0 released

After a long three-month wait, we are proud to present to you the all-shiny new Zettlr 1.5! It includes three major new features — AutoCorrect, Magic Quotes, and YAML Frontmatter support — and plenty of small tweaks and fixes! Read more about how to use these exciting new features in our spotlight!

Published on December 20, 2019


Some Updates for Zettlr in 2020
Some Updates for Zettlr in 2020

As 2019 comes to a close, it is time to look into the developments that will be prevalent throughout the year 2020 for Zettlr. Apart from huge changes "under the hood", a list of long-awaited features will be finally addressed!

Published on November 15, 2019


Release: Developing Open Source is a Political Act
Release: Developing Open Source is a Political Act

After the "Zettelkasten Manifesto", a new video is headed your way. This time we feature Cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, the power of neural networks and lots of political theory. Enjoy!

Published on October 26, 2019


Zettlr 1.4.0 released
Zettlr 1.4.0 released

Zettlr 1.4 is finally here! After long three months we can finally announce that a bunch of new features have been stuffed into the app! Read all about what's new in this comprehensive post!

Published on September 06, 2019


Advanced Search & Replace with Regular Expressions
Advanced Search & Replace with Regular Expressions

Searching is one of the basic interactions you perform with an editor. But what if you are not searching for specific words, but rather looking for patterns? What if you just search _any_ number, and not a specific? This is where regular expressions come in. This guide will introduce you to the problem and explain, how you can leverage regular expressions in the Zettlr search to excel at searching.

Published on August 09, 2019


Some Notes on Climate and the Internet
Some Notes on Climate and the Internet

Due to the extreme heatwaves this summer, the discussion about climate change is heating up as well. With groups like Extinction Rebellion and Fridays for Future demanding government action, we asked ourselves: How much do we contribute to the global carbon emissions? The answer might surprise you.

Published on August 02, 2019