Developing and Testing TYPO3 websites might force you to clear TYPO3 caches whenever you made a change. Especially if you write Extbase/Fluid extensions on TYPO3 4.5, you need to clear reflection/object cache when altering a class file. This task can be solved automatically by your IDE! This articles describes how to do that with PhpStorm 4.
To improve my productivity, I'm trying to follow David Allen's recommendations about "Getting Things Done". It now seems that I finally have found a piece of software which fits my needs. Chandler, the so called note-to-self organizer.
Searching and collecting research sources without an appropriate method and tool might lead into time-consuming confusion. Looking for a way to avoid a growing unstructured collection of 3x5 cards/files, I stumbled over the reference management software Zotero. And it rocks!