Two extensions that turn Obsidian into a task management powerhouse

My Obsidian App with the Tasks Dashboard in the lower right

I’ve been using Obsidian to take all sorts of notes for work daily. I’ve been using it for a few months now. In creating a solid system for myself, I’ve created an excellent process for handling all my tasks for work.

First, What is Obsidian?

Obsidian is a lightweight note-taking app that markets itself…

VSCode Extensions that, as a lead front-end developer and architect, I can’t live without.

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I work with multiple Front End Development teams on multiple projects. To work with my teams in the most efficient way possible, there are a few VSCode extensions I have come to rely on to streamline my day. It amazes me how far VSCode has come in the last few…

VSCode running on my iPad mini

A quick walkthrough of how to add VSCode to your iPad home screen.

I’ve been looking forward to the day I can work from my iPad in a beach chair at the beach. Pull down code, run tests, look at local builds. Well, we’re still a long way from that. …

Automatically adding live weather data to my daily note template in Obsidian.

The day’s weather, Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon phase automatically inserted into my daily note.

As you may have noticed from my last few articles, I’ve been kind of obsessed with dialing in my Daily Note Template in Obsidian. If you don’t use a daily note or Obsidian, check out my daily note template post to understand what it is and where this obsession started.

How I use Obsidian to track my day-to-day.

Screenshot of my daily note
My Daily Note

I’ve spent the last few weeks using Obsidian as my daily note-taking app. With the addition of a mobile app this month, I am now all in on Obsidian. My work notes have centered around my daily notes. They are the home base of each day, and from there, I…

Ben Newton

Consultant, Full Stack Developer with 25+ years of experience. https://BenENewton.com

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