Top tips and tools for developers this week - 13 Mar'22

Top tips and tools for developers this week - 13 Mar'22

“Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before.”

To help coders be more productive, these are the top tools and tips shared on Invide's Remote Developers' Community in the past week.

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Person coding with MacBook Pro
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What's there in the blog this week

  • An app for tracking habits
  • An app to help you build better habits like a game
  • Apps that you can use to plan your day and have more organisation
  • Benefits of meditation and why you should try it too
  • Productivity tips for remote developers
  • An app for Dev Productivity

1. An app for tracking habits

Productive - It helps you adopt a habit in the form of streak , track it and keep it going . It reminds you to do a task from something as simple as working out or coding for a gigantic project on a consistent basis . You also have the option to  measure your habits weekly , monthly and yearly .

2. An app to help you build better habits with the thrill of a game

Habitica -  It helps you track and maintain your habits in a gamified form . Every task you complete will level up your customized avatar giving you an incentive to stay motivated and keep going .

3. Benefits of meditation and why you should try it too

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  • It helps in increasing self-awareness
  • Stress-management
  • Feeling positive
  • Increasing creativity
  • Makes you patient and tolerant
  • Better focus -> more productivity

4. Productivity tips for remote developers

Have a plan for your flexible schedule- Flexible working hours or work from home is amazing, but it can be difficult to focus at times, especially if there are distractions like family members, pets, TV around, etc. It becomes even more important to have a schedule for working as well as leisure hours for maximum progress, productivity , organisation and efficiency .

If you have a little bit of time left, how about start writing your own bucket list
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5. Apps that you can use to plan your day and have more organisation

  1. Google Tasks
  2. Todoist
  3. Tasks
  4. TickTick
  5. Habitica

A screenshot of TickTick App

6.An app for Dev Productivity

Escape - It is a distraction-canceling software that blocks others app to support you in your deep-work session .

Developer working on an iMac
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