The First Rule of Microsoft Excel: Don’t Tell Anyone You’re Good at It

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  • gtoolkit

    Glamorous Toolkit is the Moldable Development environment. It empowers you to make systems explainable through experiences tailored for each problem.

    prolly a bit outside the mainstream but -> https://gtoolkit.com/

  • TiddlyWiki

    A self-contained JavaScript wiki for the browser, Node.js, AWS Lambda etc.

    What we need is easier ways to create simple, cross-platform, stand-alone applications. RInno (https://ficonsulting.github.io/RInno/) seems like a nice options (local R shiny app + electron) but I guess the files will be huge and platform-dependent

    TiddlyWiki (https://tiddlywiki.com/) is another good example; I can make something great, just send it by mail and know the recipient can open and use it.

  • Onboard AI

    ChatGPT with full context of any GitHub repo. Onboard AI learns any GitHub repo in minutes and lets you chat with it to locate functionality, understand different parts, and generate new code. Use it for free at app.getonboardai.com.

  • RInno

    How to install local shiny apps

    What we need is easier ways to create simple, cross-platform, stand-alone applications. RInno (https://ficonsulting.github.io/RInno/) seems like a nice options (local R shiny app + electron) but I guess the files will be huge and platform-dependent

    TiddlyWiki (https://tiddlywiki.com/) is another good example; I can make something great, just send it by mail and know the recipient can open and use it.

  • VBAChromeDevProtocol

    VBA (Excel) based wrapper for Chrome Developer Protocol (CDP) - sorta a VBA version of Puppeteer/Selenium

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