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Learning Goes Too Slow? Best Apps to Beat Procrastination and Get More Effective

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Procrastination is a topic we have to mention in CodeGym articles, in one way or another, rather frequently. Just because, let’s be honest, the majority of our users suffered from procrastination at some point of their way through the CodeGym course. And this is natural. Simply because learning how to code from scratch is not an easy task, even if you are using the world’s best online Java course (talking about CodeGym, obviously) designed to help and support you in this process as much as possible. Learning Goes Too Slow? Best Apps to Beat Procrastination and Get More Effective - 1At CodeGym, we are doing what we can to help you fight procrastination, this terrible sickness that is keeping you from turning all your great plans and ambitious goals into reality. This is why today we prepared a list of various tools, including mobile and desktop applications, web services, browser extensions, and so on, that you can use to learn more effectively, keep your motivation level high, fight procrastination like you should, and finally achieve the goals you always wanted to achieve but felt kinda lazy.

Todo list apps

Todo list tools will come handy when you have more than one task to complete (which is usually the case) and need to keep this process organized. There are lots of various todo list apps so you will definitely have something to choose from. Here’s our top 10 best todo list apps.
  1. Todoist
  2. TeuxDeux
  4. ToodleDo
  5. Things
  6. OmniFocus
  7. Google Tasks
  8. todo.txt
  9. Nozbe
  10. Remember The Milk

Pomodoro technique apps

Pomodoro Technique is a time management method developed by Francesco Cirillo in the late 1980s. The technique is super simple: it requires you to use a timer to break the work down into intervals separated by short breaks. Traditionally it’s 25 minutes of work with 3-5 minutes of break. Here’s a list of 10 best Pomodoro Technique apps for you to try.
  1. PomoDoneApp
  2. FocusList
  3. Pomotodo
  4. Be Focused
  5. Engross
  6. Focus To-Do
  7. PomoDone
  8. Focus Booster
  9. Focus Keeper
  10. Marinara Timer

Distraction blockers apps

All kinds of distractions, such as social networks, email, messengers, or news websites often work as accomplices of procrastination, and therefore, must be dealt with. Distraction blockers apps will help you with that. Here’s a list of the best distraction blockers you can use to block what stops you from focusing on what really matters: learning how to code in Java (or any other of your goals).
  1. Dewo
  2. Freedom
  3. FocusMe
  4. LeechBlock
  6. Cold Turkey Blocker
  7. Focus@Will
  8. Mindful Browsing
  9. RescueTime
  10. StayFocusd

Note-taking apps

Taking notes itself is quite a powerful tool for self-discipline establishment and achieving progress in reaching your goals. Using special tools for taking notes will help you to keep them organized and make the most out of this useful habit.
  1. Evernote
  2. OneNote
  3. Dropbox Paper
  4. Simplenote
  5. Apple Notes
  6. Google Keep
  7. Notion
  8. Boostnote
  9. Milanote
  10. Standard Notes

Habit tracking apps

Forming new habits and tracking those that you already have is another essential part of a success when you start learning something new. Here’s a list of 10 best habit tracking apps to turn learning how to code in Java from an ambitious idea into a part of your daily routine.
  1. Momentum Habit Tracker
  2. Habitica
  3. Productive Habit Tracker
  4. StickK
  5. Habitshare
  6. Streaks
  7. Habit List
  8. Balance
  9. Habitify
  10. Strides

Study planning apps

And last but not least, tools to organize the learning process, which is also very important. Of course, with CodeGym you don’t really need such apps, as the CodeGym course is already structured and planned in a way for you to learn as fast and as efficiently as possible. But if you are using additional sources of knowledge about Java, then this list of study planning apps may come handy.
  1. Trello
  3. Google Keep
  4. Quizlet
  5. SimpleMind+
  6. Degreed
  7. My Study Life
  8. myHomework
  9. Egenda
  10. Power Planner