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Closed 7 years ago

#1666 closed enhancement (duplicate)

Create a desktop app to record time spend on a given task and update ticket when done

Reported by: coling Owned by: bobbysmith007
Priority: normal Component: TimingAndEstimationPlugin
Severity: trivial Keywords: desktop integration
Cc: Trac Release: 0.10

Description

This plugin would be make a lot more useful by creating a desktop application (python-gtk? or for OSX or it's clone Vista, as a Widget or Gadget).

This would simply allow starting and stopping work on a given task and the time spend therein recorded locally. Little warnings would flash up periodically (e.g. every 15 minutes - configurable) to remind the user they are still working on this ticket - I get easily distracted ;)

Once the user clicks "stop", they will be asked if they want to submit now, and if so they have to enter in a brief description of what they have done. If they choose not to, the time will be cached locally until a later date.

This will make use of the XMLRPC interface and as such may need changes to the plugin itself (I am unsure of the technical details here).

I will start work on this in the near(ish) future as I think this kind of recording app would be of great benefit in our company.

My goal is for a cross platform tool as we have people running Linux, OSX and Windows in my organisation. It would need to support HTTP level authentication of the XMLRPC side of things.

Comments/suggestions welcome.

It may come in the form of a Qt App as I need to learn more about that and I'm quite happy in C++ but any other implementation suggestions are welcome (e.g. if python-gtk is a good option I'd like to look into it - Not got any epxerience of running such apps on Windows or OSX tho').

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comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by coling

  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed

Duplicate of #1667 - server errors blamed in shock duplicate posting scandal.

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