We are Emanuil and Antonio. We've been working on Nota (and its predecessor, Caret) since
Nota has been a (super) long journey for us. Here are some of the events that got us to this point:
2012We hadn't met yet, but Emanuil had started working on the Markdown parser, Parsedown, which would later become an essential part of
2014We met through Antonio's sister, Michaela, and a couple of months later, we started working on the predecessor of Nota, Caret.
2015We left our jobs to work full-time on Caret and released version
1.0later the same year.
2018We started working on Nota — a complete rewrite of Caret with a better focus on notes.
2020We sent a (super) early version of Nota to friends.
1,000+people to test the beta and released
10+updates with fixes and improvements based on user feedback.
- For the past
6years, we've done
150+releases — about
- At one point, we rewrote the whole codebase of the app from JS to TS.
- At one point, we built a custom element inspector to speed up our workflow.
- We implemented
8UX variants for the editor tabs before we found a UX that felt right.
- We both have personal wikis with
2000+notes in each.
- We have shared wiki about Nota with
2000+notes about features and product decisions.