This is a constantly-expanding list of links to articles and sites that explain how to effectively use plain text in your life and your work. Get in touch with me if you have any suggestions.

If you’re looking for more links related to plain text, I keep a rather disorganized and steadily growing list in Pinboard.

Plain Text Websites

Productivity Articles

  • Software is not data — On why plain text is as good as a binary format for storing data
  • BASHing Data — A blog about manipulating data (usually as text) from the command line

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