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February 2019
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Thomas Fuchs

Thomas Fuchs


Thomas’ work on Prototype.js, Zepto.js and Micro.js has made him a certified JavaScript Guru. Before founding Freckle, Thomas was consulting with some of the world’s best known companies on their craziest interactive JavaScript needs. A Ruby on Rails core alumni, he is passionate about creating the best user interface experience possible and penned the Scriptaculous JavaScript UI library to share the love, counting sites like Apple.com and Nasa.gov among its users. Thomas’ master plan: work toward a more delicious web using open source goodness.

Freckle on your phone

Here’s how you run Freckle on your phone! Note that using the mobile version of Freckle requires that your account uses hashtags. All newer accounts (since April 2013) use hashtags automatically. If you have an older account that hasn’t been migrated yet, please see your help article on migrating to hashtags (it only takes a few [...]

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Heartbleed and Freckle

tl;dr Freckle was patched on Monday within hours of public knowledge of this security problem. We recommend that you change your password and API token. This Monday (April 7, 2014) afternoon (ET) the Heartbleed bug (CVE-2014-0160) was made public. It is a very serious security problem with the way web servers (like Freckle) handle encrypted [...]

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Freckle ❤️ open source!

At Freckle we’re using a lot of open source projects to provide the best possible service and the most cheerful time tracking application to you. We also extract and share our own open source projects—here’s some of them as a gift back to the community and to you! 🙂 Zepto.js Zepto.js is our modular drop-in replacement for [...]

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Freckle is 5!

Freckle launched on December 1, 2008! Thank you, our awesome customers, for using Freckle! For our the 6th year, we’ve some really cool things planned which we will reveal over the next few months! Stay tuned! 🙂 Your Freckle Team!

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Mobile Time Tracking

Maybe you left your laptop at home but you’re getting a phone call from a client? Or you’re in a meeting and you can’t use your laptop. Or you have a great idea while you’re at dinner and want to track the time it takes to draw that great new design on the back of a napkin… …what if you could use the Freckle Timer [...]

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No need for invoicing? Turn it off!

We have good news for those of you who don’t have a need create invoices (or if you roll your own invoicing), or if you need to use an external app for it (maybe because your accountants make you do it!)—Freckle now supports turning invoicing off altogether. To turn it off, you need to be logged in as the account owner Go to admin [...]

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