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  • I use Harvest for time-tracking and invoicing. It will also track expenses, but I don’t use it for that because I use GoDaddy Bookkeeping for simple accounting. It’s like for business.

    You should also look at SitePoint’s recent posts on time-tracking and accounting tools.

    For password management, I love LastPass. It lets you share passwords securely with any other LastPass user. For those who don’t use LastPass, I use to create self-destructing links.

  • Another password management tool we used for sharing was

  • alphaLlama

    Re: injecting server-side vars into js

    Unholy template-based injections do break aggressive caching strategies, but the bigger issue there (imo) is maintainability and SoC goes to hell.

    My fav sol’n here is to use cookie data. Accessible to both BE and FE, doesnt break caching or have awful code smell about it. In general, I try to avoid situation alltogeth3r tho


  • Dustin Leer

    Another great way to do some expense tracking and invoiceing/time tracking is Freshbooks

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