Archive for the 'FlexTime' Category

First 100 Billable Days

Monday, January 8th, 2007

Mike Zornek wrote a great summary of his experience so far as an indie Mac software vendor. Billable is a slick time-tracking and invoice-generating application. The graph plotting “interest” (number of downloads) is especially illuminating since it shows how quickly the buzz of internet linking can dwindle away. Depressing, innit? He’s about to release Billable […]

FlexTime 1.2b1

Saturday, December 16th, 2006

An ability to export audio to iTunes has been part of my vision for FlexTime since the very beginning. How cool to be able to design a custom pattern of sound cues, send them to iTunes, then take them with you on your iPod? I’ve been hard at work on this feature, and I’m nearing […]

Random Length FlexTime Activities

Saturday, November 25th, 2006

A FlexTime customer recently asked me if there was any way to set up a routine such that each activity in the routine would take a random period of time. His interest was in having FlexTime remind him at irregular intervals to stay focused on the task at hand. Unfortunately, the short answer is “no.” […]

Public Speaking With FlexTime

Thursday, November 16th, 2006

Anybody who’s ever taken a public speaking class, in high school or college, remembers the strict time considerations that were placed on speech assignments. I remember mine, at City College of San Francisco, where the instructor would sit in the back corner of the room with a stopwatch around his neck. At the beginning of […]