Take notes, create lists, and store code snippets all while having them synchronized with your GitHub gists by relying on this new-age app
Having somewhat of a weird name, MDyna is a rather odd app itself. At its core, MDyna is an Electron-based note-taking application, however, there’s so much more to it than just that.
The main reason we say it is unconventional has to do with the fact that MDyna is a full markdown-enabled app that’s also capable of synchronizing your notes, lists, and snippets with GitHub gists. In addition, it also supports multiple programming languages in the sense that it offers syntax highlighting, and a few card optimization options via labels and tags.
Straightforward and clean-looking GUI
While its kit might suggest that it’s somewhat of a complex application, working MDyna is nothing short of easy. The app’s GUI is stylish, modern-looking, and remarkably intuitive, so anyone should be able to make use of everything this app has to offer straight from the get-go.
There are three main GUI elements worth talking about. In the top part of the main window, you have the Search bar which allows you to locate cards, the main menu on the left side, and the actual card workspace in the middle-right side.
Manage, edit, and synchronize cards with your GitHub gists
As mentioned before, each card can be fully customized via markdown, but you can also opt to pin it as your favorite, edit the card by changing its color and by adding tags. Right above the card workspace, there’s a small menu that allows you to organize your cards into “Boards,” and import or export cards from and to Markdown file formats.
The aforementioned side menu allows you to add cards, organize cards into boards more easily, access the Favorites section, archive cards, sort cards (either by title or by date), and access the Settings section.
Offers a lot in terms of card and GUI customization
While the Settings section is not what one might call comprehensive, it does provide you with a few useful customization options. For example, you can choose the number of cards per page, as well as the GUI themes for the code snippets such as Atom One Dark, Dracula, Hopscotch, Monokai, Solarized Light, and Tomorrow Night Blue being, just to name a few.
It’s also worth noting that this is the place where you can establish a connection with GitHub. You just have to log in using your GitHub credentials and MDyna will automatically sync your cards to a gist almost instantly.
We at AppsForMyPC have tested and used MDyna and it worked pretty smoothly 🙂 🙂