SUMMARY: I release the Flash 7-ish source code to the Online Emergent Task Timer under Creative Commons, after getting a couple of requests for it. Details follow.
By request, I’ve made stand-alone PC and Mac versions of The Procrastinator’s Clock. If you missed it yesterday, it’s a clock that is up to 15 minutes fast, but speeds up and slows down randomly to keep you from guessing how fast it really is. I’ve made a few quick improvements too: Quarter hour chimes [...]
Quick note on the Emergent Task Timer Online: I have updated the data saving to be hopefully more robust. If you were experiencing data loss, hopefully that problem is gone. If you ARE losing data, please report this to me. Unless you like losing data. In particular, text changes to the descriptions should now be [...]
I had a couple hours free this weekend to hack in some new features to the interactive version of the Emergent Task Tracker Alpha. There’s a few new features: I am now allowing non-US character sets for task entry. The rest of the application has not been localized, but you should be able to now [...]
I was getting pretty fed up with my kitchen timer-based Emergent Task Timer sheet. The sheet itself I like a lot, but I was continuously getting out of sync with my kitchen timer. I sometimes would get lost in my work and forget to mark where I was leaving off between tasks. Very annoying. To [...]
I recently did two interactive calculators for US Pipe & Foundry, a company that makes pipes and pipe fittings for the water works industry. The two pieces I worked on are the MJ FIELD LOK® Time-Savings Calculator and the HDD with TR FLEX® Pipe Calculator; you can find them in US Pipe’s suite of online [...]
I’m playing with FlashDevelop since reading about it on Keith Peter’s blog. It is as he says: stable, slick, and with great features like usable code completion, code folding editor, integrated class explorer (yay!) and lots more I haven’t yet touched. It’s sweet! I was stuck figuring out the best way to include an external [...]