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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Get notified when I release new stuff! 👇
I write once a month ❤️ (See previous issues)

Latest Updates 👇

Tony Dinh's Newsletter
17 hours ago
It's the exciting time of the year!
This is not the monthly update, just a quick announcement 😄
BlackMagic.so Product Updates
3 days ago
💥 Black Friday deal for Black Magic! (+🎁 a small gift for all)
Hello everyone! This is Tony 😄👋 Quick update: we are running a Black Friday deal for Black Magic!
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
23 days ago
Oct 2022 updates: I will write a book!
Also in October: Speak at JOM Launch Asia 2022, and the thing about Elon Musk.
Tony Dinh's Youtube Channel
24 days ago
How to create great demo videos (that cost $0)
BlackMagic.so Product Updates
a month ago
📌New features in Magic Sidebar! Supercharge your Twitter reach.
Hi everyone, We’ve just rolled out some brand-new features to make your experience with Magic Sideba...
Tony Dinh's Youtube Channel
a month ago
I released a new version for Xnapper (1.15.0)
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
2 months ago
Sep 2022: I'm on Indie Hackers Podcast!
Also in September: $12K MRR, built a small new app, SEO, and other updates...
Tony Dinh's Youtube Channel
2 months ago
I built a tiny macOS app: askcommand.com
Tony Dinh's Youtube Channel
2 months ago
Working with a freelancer on my SaaS startup
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
3 months 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
3 months 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
4 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
4 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
6 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
6 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
7 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
8 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
8 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
8 months ago
A new way to browse Twitter, and many new features!
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
9 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
9 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
a year 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
a year 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
a year ago
Magic Sidebar is launched! (+ iOS App!)
Hello everyone, this is Tony! 👋
Tony Dinh's Newsletter
a year 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
a year 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
a year 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...
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...
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 🎉 ...
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...
DevUtils Product Updates
2 years 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...