Walter SomervilleSr. Interaction Designer, Walmart Labs

What apps or tools are you using to support your New Years resolutions?

I've been making a point to get more organized, and have found a combination of Airtable, Bear, and Things 3 to work just about perfectly. More specifically, I've wanted to learn game development for a while, so I finally jumped on a few courses on Udemy. The tutorials are fantastic, but I've also been really surprised by how well thought out the Udemy platform is, lots of great touches that make learning and interacting with the instructor/community so much easier. What apps or tools are you using to achieve and maintain your New Years resolutions?
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    This is superb to manage your daily meetings and to be on time You can't miss any deadlines.
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