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COE 2016: 10 Cool Tools for 2016

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Jonathan Scott presents 10 Cool Tools for Engineers

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COE 2016: 10 Cool Tools for 2016

  1. 1. 10 Cool Tools for 2016 Jonathan Scott Razorleaf Corporation
  2. 2. Origin • Community of Experts • COE exists so we can learn from each other • 10 Cool Tools started back in 2013
  3. 3. What Kind of Tools? • Engineering tools • Process tools • IT tools • Generally useful stuff • FREE(ish)
  4. 4. • Magnifier • Wolfram Alpha • Ninite • IFTTT • Mobile Markup • Irfan Viewer • Evernote • Trello • Notepad++ • Screencast-o-matic
  5. 5. Magnifier • Use the camera on your mobile phone • Portable microscope or telescope
  6. 6. Wolfram Alpha • Not Search, not Google • Examples: » Plot x3 - 6x2 + 4x + 12 » acceleration measuring device » Height of Empire State Building in Cubits
  7. 7. Ninite • Install and update “helper” applications in a batch • Steps: 1. Pick your apps 2. Download your installer/updater 3. Done • https://ninite.com/
  8. 8. If This Then That (IFTTT) • Conditional automation of cloud-based apps and devices (https://ifttt.com/) • IF »This thing happens • THEN »Do that thing
  9. 9. If This Then That (IFTTT) • Conditional automation of cloud-based apps and devices • IF »You arrive at work • THEN »Mute your phone
  10. 10. Mobile Markup 1. Capture » Camera » Screenshot » PDF 2. Markup » Mobile image editor (camera, screenshot) » RepliGo Reader (PDF) 3. Transfer » Dropbox » Google Drive » OneDrive 4. Connect » Load in context in PLM
  11. 11. The Rest • Irfan Viewer – simple viewer for many file formats • Evernote – cloud-synced multi-mode notetaking • Trello – visual card/board system for organizing • Notepad++ – powerful text editor, great for coding • Screencast-o-matic – web/Java screen recording
  12. 12. Bonus: LastPass • Master password solution • Unique architecture (less susceptible to hacking) • Multi-device, multi-factor • Selective password sharing (family)*
  13. 13. From the Crowd… • OneNote (converts handwriting, OCR on images) • Cl1p.net (other internet clipboards) • Remote desktop apps (be careful) • Cozy.io (sharing lists, calendars, etc.) • Remember The Milk (to-do list) • Fast Camera (high-speed camera)
  14. 14. Contact Us Jonathan.Scott@Razorleaf.com www.Razorleaf.com

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