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In depth: Descriptive Search in Evernote

The following is a behind the scenes walkthrough of Descriptive Search within Evernote by our Augmented Intelligence Engineer, Adam Walz. For our public announcement of Descriptive Search, click here. Evernote has always had a great keyword search experience being able to surface notes … Continue reading

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In depth: Pebble OAuth configuration using Node.js

 The following is a behind the scenes walkthrough on building apps for the Pebble Smart Watch by our lead wearables engineer, Damian Mehers. For our announcement of Evernote for Pebble, click here. When Pebble released the new Pebble 2.0 SDK and app store, … Continue reading

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Announcing the Evernote App Center

Today Evernote is upgrading the catalog of applications and services that work on the Evernote Platform. We’re launching the Evernote App Center. This new directory replaces The Trunk. It offers users a better experience for finding and learning about the … 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

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An Inside Look at Type Ahead Search in Evernote

One of the first things I worked on when I joined Evernote was designing and implementing Type Ahead Search for the Evernote Mac Client. This is how it looks today:   Most of us, at some point, have faced the … Continue reading

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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

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Stay Classified

By Mark Ayzenshtat, Head of Data Products at Evernote Many Evernote users are (rightly) obsessed with food: where to find it, how to prepare it, and how to best enjoy it. We count ourselves among the obsessed, and to that … Continue reading

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Android moves to the tablet

Tablets and Fragments on Android We just released Evernote for Android optimized for tablets.  The same APK runs on the phone and tablet, we’ve just customized the look and feel based on the device.  This post will explain the process … Continue reading


Elephants love mangoes – a look behind our Windows Phone 7 client

Introduction A year ago I was working in the IT department of a large commodities trading company, managing a team of 11 people. I’d been developing software since my early teens, but I’d wanted to try my hand at managing.  … Continue reading


A Peek Inside Evernote’s New App

Yesterday, we released Evernote Peek, the world’s first app that’s controlled using the iPad 2 Smart Cover. We aren’t letting ourselves submit entries into the Evernote Developer Competition (pay yourself first?), but Peek is an excellent example of the type of app … Continue reading

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