Just before Christmas Joe Kissell, the author of Take Control of Getting Started with DEVONthink 2, Take Control of Your Paperless Office and many other great books, called and told me that he would be driving from his home in Paris, France, to Nürnberg, Germany. He managed to make a pit-stop and we managed to have lunch at the Rossknecht, a traditional German-cuisine restaurant here in Bietigheim-Bissingen, right in the middle of the busy Sternlesmarkt Christmas market. (more)
A while ago we worked with Take Control Ebooks to bring you Take Control of Getting Started with DEVONthink 2 as an addition to our built-in documentation. We asked Joe Kissell to write the ebook as he is not only an avid DEVONthink user but also a great tech writer who knows how to explain things to non-techie people. (more)
When strange things happen on a Mac, like settings not being stored, license codes not being accepted, or DEVONthink databases behaving unexpectedly, file permissions could be the cause. UNIX permissions and Access Control Lists (ACLs) define what the logged-in user and the applications opened by her can do with items in the file system. If you want to learn more about permissions, have a look at Take Control's new ebook Take Control of Permissions in Snow Leopard which explains this geeky subject in easy language and hands-on manner.
A few weeks ago Take Control Ebooks has published Take Control of Getting Started with DEVONthink 2, and ebook that complements DEVONthink's built-in online documentation and helps you, well, getting started with our document and information manager. Here is a nice email we received from DEVONthink user Scott McGrath that I would like to share with you: … (more)
Just a quick note that Joe Kissell talks about his new ebook Take Control of Getting Started with DEVONthink 2 on MacVoices. Definitely something worth listening to!
And on another note: Our HQ will be closed from tomorrow until Tuesday, April 6, 2010 (Easter school holidays). Support by email will, as always, still be available, of course. (more)
We were often asked if we had a manual for DEVONthink and DEVONnote to complement the build-in documentation. So we talked to the people who should really know how to write good introductions: Take Control Ebooks. And today they have just released a brand new ebook created in partnership with us: Joe Kissell's Take Control of Getting Started with DEVONthink 2 has the calm, thorough, and real-world advice you need to understand how DEVONthink can bring order to your information life. (more)