I managed to find some free time and finish my quick project – BoredTODO. It is essentially a TODO list which you can use when you get bored, so you have something to do. It takes advantage of some libraries and services:
Doctrine2 DBAL is a database abstraction layer, which makes it easy to work with the database on a smaller projects like this.
It is written in PHP 5.3.
jQuery was used to make all the shortcuts and ajaxy stuff work.
Reset CSS is in my opinion a must tool for every project, since it gives you a nice clean foundation to style on.
Google Fonts API was used for making the Ubuntu font family available in CSS across platforms and browsers.
The app is HTML5, just for fun.
It uses some CSS3 features for making rounded borders and gradients without pictures work. Therefore only few browsers are supported. Of course IE is not one of them.
PHP >= 5.3.0
Tested on UNIX system. Not tested on Windows.
In config/config.php change $connectionParams to your configuration.
$connectionParams = array(
"dbname" => "CHANGEME",
"user" => "CHANGEME",
"password" => "CHANGEME",
"host" => "localhost",
"driver" => "pdo_mysql"
and also change the basedomain configuration value.
Config::$basedomain = "http://CHANGEME";
BoredTODO is all about keyboard shortcuts.
First off you will want to type in a short description of the task at the top. If you wish to add this task without any longer descriptions, press ENTER and the task is inserted.
BoredTODO offers you three priorities – low, medium and high. If you wish to add a priority to your TODO, type one of the keywords “low”, “med” or “high” followed by a whitespace in the short description. Examples:
- low This is a task with low priority.
- med This is a task with medium priority.
- high This is a task with high priority.
But if you would like to add some detailed description to the task, press TAB and the cursor will be focued on a textarea in which you can type the description.
For insertion of the task press TAB again.
Your TODO is ready for usage.
If there is a long description, a pointer cursor will appear when you hover over a TODO item. If you click on it, the description will show up. If you click on it again, it will disappear.
When you want to close the task, you have to click on the most-left side of the TODO – the priority color. When you do that, the TODO is checked (deleted). But if you made a mistake, you can easily undo the action by clicking on the priority color again. The TODO is back.
Since BoredTODO uses some CSS3 features it supports only the latest and non-IE browsers:
Opera 11 does not seem to have support for CSS gradients, so it is not fully supported. BoredTODO might function on other browsers as well, but was not tested.
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