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Org Mode

An Emacs Mode for Notes, Planning, and Authoring
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What is Org Mode?

It is used for keeping notes, maintaining TODO lists, planning projects, and authoring documents with a fast and effective plain-text system
Org Mode is a tool in the Project Management category of a tech stack.
Org Mode is an open source tool with 7 GitHub stars and 2 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Org Mode's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Org Mode?

Companies
3 companies reportedly use Org Mode in their tech stacks, including Transumption, Curbside, and LeanIoT.

Developers
17 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Org Mode.
Pros of Org Mode
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Suitable for long documents
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Portable across platforms
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Works in CLI via Emacs
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Export to md, html, odt, LaTeX etc
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GTD Concept
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To-Do-Lists/Organiser
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Note-taking
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Intuitive
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Easy formatting

Org Mode's Features

  • Editing
  • Planning
  • Clocking
  • Agendas
  • Capturing

Org Mode Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Org Mode?
Jupyter
The Jupyter Notebook is a web-based interactive computing platform. The notebook combines live code, equations, narrative text, visualizations, interactive dashboards and other media.
Evernote
Take notes to a new level with Evernote, the productivity app that keeps your projects, ideas, and inspiration handy across all your digital devices. It helps you capture and prioritize ideas, projects, and to-do lists, so nothing falls through the cracks.
Emacs
GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support text editing.
Markdown
Markdown is two things: (1) a plain text formatting syntax; and (2) a software tool, written in Perl, that converts the plain text formatting to HTML.
Trello
Trello is a collaboration tool that organizes your projects into boards. In one glance, Trello tells you what's being worked on, who's working on what, and where something is in a process.
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Org Mode's Followers
22 developers follow Org Mode to keep up with related blogs and decisions.