Evernote Tech Blog

The Care and Feeding of Elephants

Author Archives: Brett Kelly

Feedback Needed for New API Feature: App Notebooks

We’re pleased to announce the beta release for our most-requested API feature: Single Notebook Authorization — We’re calling this feature “App Notebooks”. Beginning this summer, third-party developers can connect their application exclusively to a single notebook within a given user’s … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Take our 2014 Developer Survey

We need your help. The Developer Relations team has several responsibilities, but they can be summed up in a single sentence: The Developer Relations team at Evernote supports apps and developers with the tools and resources required to build excellent … Continue reading

Tagged , | Leave a comment

Evernote Dev Relations 2013 Wrap-Up

2013 has been quite a year for our developer relations team at Evernote. Between the dozens of workshops, meetups and hackathons we’ve hosted this year and the major work we’ve been doing on the platform and our SDKs, we’ve been … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Evernote API Rate Limits: Important Update

We’ve heard from several of our developer partners that they’d like a bit more time to finish updating and testing their integrations to work with the new API rate limiting we announced back in July. For this reason, we’re delaying the … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Evernote API Rate Limits

On the Evernote Platform team, we are committed to providing our partners and users with the best experience possible. This means a usable, responsive API that handles data quickly and ensures that all applications, including official Evernote software, are able … Continue reading

Leave a comment

How Evernote’s XML Export Format Works

Evernote notes can be exported from our Windows and Mac clients using two different output formats: HTML and ENEX. HTML produces a web page (or series of web pages) containing all of the exported notes, as well as any included … Continue reading


How Evernote’s Image Recognition Works

Evernote’s ability to search for text within images is a popular feature. In this post, I’ll describe how the process works and answer some frequently-asked questions. How images are processed When a note is sent to Evernote (via synchronization), any … Continue reading


Free Squarespace Accounts for Evernote Trunk Partners

When our developers are happy, we’re happy. That’s why we always look for new ways to support the ambitious efforts of our devoted developer community. Today, we’re happy to announce that Evernote Trunk partners will receive a complimentary, one-year Squarespace … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Evernote Reminders API Now Available

You may have seen the recent post on the Evernote Blog announcing our newest and most-requested feature: Reminders. In a nutshell, Evernote for Mac, iOS and the web (more platforms coming very soon) can now set reminders on notes and … Continue reading

1 Comment

The Herding and Migrating of Sample Code

Here at Evernote, we’re big fans of Github (and Git in general, really). Github hosts all of our SDKs and makes it easy for our developer community to help us produce the best software we can. Plus, who doesn’t love … Continue reading

1 Comment