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Why I don’t recommend mailgun…

Couple months ago I listed services having API for sending and receiving emails . One of them was mailgun – I was using it for a while since… yesterday. My account was locked without any valid reason. Something related with SPAM: http://documentation.mailgun.com/razor.html Reference: #rzr01. Because I know exactly what emails are being sent using my accounts (I keep track of each email coming out from the system) I was really interested how it could happen.
A clipboard manager for Mac OS X

A clipboard manager for Mac OS X

Really tiny but useful program.  ClipMenu can manage clipboard history. You can record 8 clipboard types, from plain text to image. To paste a recorded item, you just pop up menu by invoking the shortcut key, and select a menu item from the menu.

There is also snippet function – you can also register texts you frequently use, like e-mail addresses, user IDs and so on. You can paste these snippets from the menu, too.

Send and receive emails via API

Send and receive emails via API

It’s coming with experience. On the beginning you always trying to do everything by your self. No frameworks, no libraries – bare bone solutions written from the scratch. Later – you realising than your time is to expensive, and start using some libraries. After another period of time you are getting to the point, that you are willing to use as many existing solutions as it’s possible.

Really typical problem – sending and receiving emails from the apps. Of course – you can send emails using simple mail () command or using more sophisticated libraries like Swiftmailer but… if there is an option to use API, you can chose from couples:

Cut and slice Photoshop files really easy

Cut and slice Photoshop files really easy

This is one if these rare plugins which make my live lot easier. Actually can’t imagine my work without it.  Cut&Slice me  is able to export your assets to different devices in seconds. Whole idea is really simple – name objects, or groups in special way. Click one button – and all assets will be exported in proper file names. It’s getting event better – his plugin is able to export all assets in multiple dimensions (retina images). So… if you ever dreamt about perfect tool for you work – this is it.