Tony Dinh

Welcome to my corner of the internet!

About Me

  • 🧑29 years old
  • 🇻🇳From Vietnam
  • 👨‍💻Software Developer
  • 🔨Full-time Indie Hacker
  • 😻Cats > Dogs

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I write once a month ❤️ (See previous issues)

Latest Updates 👇

Tony Dinh's Youtube Channel
6 days ago
Working with a freelancer on my SaaS startup
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
19 days ago
Aug 2022: One year since I quit my job
Reached $10K MRR, launched Xnapper (#1 of the week), went on Indie Hackers podcast (😱), and other u...
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
a month ago
My new product on Product Hunt today
Not the usual monthly update, just a small update about Xnapper - my latest product
BlackMagic.so Product Updates
2 months ago
New: Schedule Threads 🧵, Tweet Rank, and improve engagements
Hello everyone! This is Tony 👋 I want to share with you some amazing new features in Black Magic.
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
2 months ago
July 2022: Aftermath of a viral tweet
I gained 1,500 new users, but how many will convert? And other updates in July 2022...
DevUtils Product Updates
3 months ago
1.15.0
1.15.0 - 2022-07-08 📸 🛠️ New tools Added cURL to Code tool. Comes in 15 languages: JavaScript, Nod...
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
3 months ago
Jun 2022 updates, $100K ARR, reflections, and a screenshot app!
Hello everyone 👋 It’s Tony again with another monthly update! 😄Thanks for reading Tony Dinh’s News...
BlackMagic.so Product Updates
3 months ago
How Twitter Pros are using Black Magic 👀
Hello everyone! Tony here 👋 A quick update about Black Magic's new features!
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
4 months ago
May 2022: $7,839 MRR, travel, experiments, and a new app.
Hello everyone, it’s Tony again 👋 These days time flies so fast to me! I’m having so many updates i...
BlackMagic.so Product Updates
4 months ago
Twitter Lists, Thread Stats, and other new features!
Hello everyone! This is Tony from BlackMagic.so 👋 This is a quick update on the new exciting featur...
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
5 months ago
April 2022: High churn, reached $6K MRR, and other updates.
Hello everyone! Welcome 150 new subscribers since my last issue. I’m glad to have you here! 👋 Here ...
DevUtils Product Updates
6 months ago
1.14.0
1.14.0 - 2022-04-11 🧶 🛠️ New tools Added Color Converter tool! 🎨 Comes with code presets for CSS,...
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
6 months ago
March 2022: $5,316 MRR and my journey to 30K followers
Hello everyone! 👋 I’m happy to share that this newsletter has now reached 2,000 subscribers. Yay! �...
BlackMagic.so Product Updates
6 months ago
A new way to browse Twitter, and many new features!
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
7 months ago
February 2022 updates – 6 months milestone
Hello everyone! It’s me again – Tony 👋 Time flies! February 2022 marks the 6 months milestone of me...
BlackMagic.so Product Updates
7 months ago
Android app is available + 4 new features in the sidebar!
Hello everyone, Tony's here! 👋 I'm so excited to announce that the Android app is now approved on t...
BlackMagic.so Product Updates
8 months ago
8 new features in Magic Sidebar you should not miss!
Hello everyone! This is Tony with another update on Black Magic!
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
8 months ago
Jan 2022 updates: 4K MRR, new release, new features, new learnings
Hello everyone, this is Tony! 👋 In January 2022, I released a new DevUtils version, added a lot of ...
DevUtils Product Updates
8 months ago
1.13.0
1.13.0 - 2022-01-24 🎆 First update of the year 🎉! This update introduces Raycast and Alfred integr...
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
9 months ago
My entire marketing strategy (+ December 2021 updates)
Hello everyone! This is Tony 👋 Hello Hacker News! For context, this post is the latest issue of my ...
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
9 months ago
$322 → $2K MRR in 60 days by building in public
Hello everyone, this is Tony! 👋 Today is a special day. I want to share with you all this post I or...
BlackMagic.so Product Updates
9 months ago
Magic Sidebar is launched! (+ iOS App!)
Hello everyone, this is Tony! 👋
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
10 months ago
My Best Month Ever: $23,109 revenue (+ November 2021 updates)
Hello everyone! This is Tony 👋 I just had my best month ever in my entire indie hacking journey, an...
BlackMagic.so Product Updates
10 months ago
Magic Sidebar Beta is here!
Hello everyone! This is Tony from BlackMagic.so 👋 Recently, I have been working on an exciting new ...
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
10 months ago
Just two things
Hello everyone! Tony here 👋 This is not a typical monthly update, I just want to quickly let you kn...
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
a year ago
Oct 2021 Updates: Vietnam, DevUtils 1.12, and Magic Sidebar ✨
👋 Hello everyone, it’s Tony again. Lots of things happened in October 2021. I released DevUtils 1.1...
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
a year ago
I turned down a $40,000 cash offer. Here is how and why.
My 6-month-old project ($322 MRR) was offered $40k.
Tony Dinh's Youtube Channel
a year ago
I let people play snake on my Twitter banner
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
a year ago
I was granted $5,000 from Product Hunt!
Hello everyone! It’s me again, Tony. 👋 This month, Sep 2021, BlackMagic.so helped me won a $5,000 g...
Tony Dinh's Youtube Channel
a year ago
A quick demo for DevUtils.app ✨
DevUtils Product Updates
a year ago
1.12.0
1.12.0 - 2021-10-08 🔮 If you like DevUtils, please tweet about it! Thank you! ❤️ 🛠️ New tools Adde...
Tony Dinh's Youtube Channel
a year ago
I turn my Twitter banner into a game! 🐍
BlackMagic.so Product Updates
a year ago
New features on BlackMagic.so ✨
Hello everyone! This is Tony from BlackMagic.so 👋 A very quick notes on the new features I just add...
Tony Dinh's Youtube Channel
a year ago
Introducing: Stock & Crypto Real-time Banner for Twitter! ✨
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
a year ago
Quitting my job to pursue full-time indie hacking
A recap of August 2021
DevUtils Product Updates
a year ago
1.11.0
1.11.0 - 2021-08-20 🎁 ⚡️ New features Markdown Preview is added, allow you to edit and preview GitH...
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
a year ago
I sold my side project! (and July updates)
On another track, BlackMagic got into #1 Product of the Day! I also share some thoughts on new ideas...
BlackMagic.so Product Updates
a year ago
New feature: Real-time Banner is here, join us on Product Hunt!
Hello there, a quick update from BlackMagic.so, we have released a new feature: Real-time Banner 🎉 ...
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
a year ago
Real-time banner, sleep indicator, and more!
Recap of all things I've worked on recently
DevUtils Product Updates
a year ago
1.10.0
1.10.0 - 2021-06-21 ⚡️ ⚡️ New features Added HTML to JSX tool. The name says it all! You can convert...
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
a year ago
Tony's newsletter!
Welcome to my newsletter! Subscribe for my less-than-once-per-month updates about: What I have built...
DevUtils Product Updates
a year ago
1.9.0
1.9.0 - 2021-05-02 🔥 Big update! We have new tools and many exciting improvements! Sign up for our ...
DevUtils Product Updates
2 years ago
1.8.1
1.8.1 - 2021-02-10 Fixed a layout issue in the Preferences panel. Fixed an issue with license checki...
DevUtils Product Updates
2 years ago
1.8.0
1.8.0 - 2021-02-09 ⚡️ New features Apple M1 support! DevUtils now run natively on M1 Macbooks 🎉. Yo...
DevUtils Product Updates
2 years ago
1.7.2
1.7.2 - 2021-01-12 Added Beta: You can now opt-in for Beta updates in the Preferences panel. You wil...
DevUtils Product Updates
2 years ago
1.7.1
1.7.1 - 2021-01-05 This update brings back the "Hide Status Bar icon" option that was removed in 1.7...
DevUtils Product Updates
2 years ago
1.7.0
1.7.0 - 2021-01-03 New: Lorem Ipsum generator tool is added. You can generate paragraphs, sentences,...
DevUtils Product Updates
2 years ago
1.6.1
1.6.1 - 2020-12-19 For macOS Big Sur users: this update fixes an issue in the newly introduced Numbe...
DevUtils Product Updates
2 years ago
1.6.0
1.6.0 - 2020-12-15 on Twitter! Thank you very much! YAML to JSON and JSON to YAML is added. You c...
DevUtils Product Updates
2 years ago
1.5.0
1.5.0 - 2020-11-08 RegExp Tester is added! You can now test your regular expressions using the built...
DevUtils Product Updates
2 years ago
1.4.1
1.4.1 - 2020-10-24 New feature: You can now re-order the tools in the list by dragging the tool name...
DevUtils Product Updates
2 years ago
1.4.0
1.4.0 - 2020-10-15 New tool: Added beautifier/minifier for HTML, CSS, JS, and XML. New search box: T...
DevUtils Product Updates
2 years ago
1.3.0
1.3.0 - 2020-10-09 Text Diff Checker is added. You can now compare two strings and see the diff visu...
DevUtils Product Updates
2 years ago
1.2.1
1.2.1 - 2020-10-03 JSON tool now automatically replaces smart quotes with dump quotes. You can disab...
DevUtils Product Updates
2 years ago
1.2.0
1.2.0 - 2020-10-02 New tool: UUID Generator/Decoder helps you to decode UUIDs and (batch) generate v...
DevUtils Product Updates
2 years ago
1.1.1
1.1.1 - 2020-09-27 Added a new option to disable debug log in Preferences panel (disabled by default...
DevUtils Product Updates
2 years ago
1.1.0
1.1.0 - 2020-09-15 New feature: You can now click the "Clear" button to clear the input in every too...
DevUtils Product Updates
2 years ago
1.0.0
1.0.0 - 2020-08-19 New tool: Backslash Escape/Unescape is added so you can quickly turn strings with...
DevUtils Product Updates
2 years ago
0.2.5
0.2.5 - 2020-07-16 The ⚡️ icon will be shown in the sidemenu when there are tools automatically dete...
DevUtils Product Updates
2 years ago
0.2.4
0.2.4 - 2020-07-10 Fixed an auto-detect priority issue that affects the UNIX time tool and JSON Form...
DevUtils Product Updates
2 years ago
0.2.3
0.2.3 - 2020-06-30 New tool: HTML Entities Encode/Decode Fixed tool activation via status bar icon s...