New Notion Home Feature Released

I set up the “Home” page in Notion and it works well.

The “My tasks” section combines tasks from different databases into one view.

This is helpful since I have 4 project and task databases in Notion.

Announcement Post

Explainer Video

How to Get Split View working in OS X El Capitan after Upgrade

I recently upgraded from¬†Yosemite to¬†El Capitan but I couldn’t get the Split View¬†functionality to work.

For people who don’t know, the Split View lets you run¬†two apps side by side.

Split View
Split View example.

Get Split View Working

To get it¬†working, just go to “System Preferences” -> “Mission Control” and check the “Displays have separate Spaces”. You’ll have to logout and log back in for it to work.

Mission Control
Check “Displays have separate Spaces” checkbox to get Split View working.

Now you’ll be able to run two apps side by side. Enjoy the extra bit of productivity, or use it to watch YouTube videos. I won’t judge.

Use TurnKey Linux with VirtualBox 4 on mac

I remember reading on some post online about developers using virtual environments as a development server. On my mac I use MAMP for development. But using a virtual environment allows you to create all sorts of servers (LAMP, Apache Solr, Varnish).

Over the weekend I spent some time looking at setting up my own virtual environment for development and found the TurnKey Linux site.

In this post I’ll demonstrate how to setup the LAMP Stack Appliance with VirtualBox 4.

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