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Devac  ·  184 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 15, 2017

A to-do list made in Org. It's pretty cool, although I don't know if that's something I could recommend if you don't know (or aren't willing to learn) about the Emacs text editor.




thundara  ·  183 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Org is great! I've been using it for several years now:

Sadly, it a massive pita to interface with other platforms. I have like 4 intermediate steps to get scheduled items to show up on my phone, and even then it drops birthdays events with non-standard time ranges =/

Devac  ·  183 days ago  ·  link  ·  

What are those steps? What's your setup?

thundara  ·  183 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Directory tree of .org files, version controlled with automatic commits every hour. by cron. .ical snapshots are created every hour using (org-icalendar-combine-agenda-files) and exported to a location accessible by private URL. Then google / windows live consume that URL to create calendars that show notifications on my phone / windows lock screen.

It's a mess tbh.

blackbootz  ·  183 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Oh my goodness. Yea, the screenshot alone has me balking. Formatting text in hubski is the extent of my coding skills. That's only half a joke. But it looks cool! Props to you.

Devac  ·  183 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It's not really a coding skill, more like learning buffed syntax similar to HTML or Markup. Anyway, here is a screenshot of the source:

And here is the out result in HTML:

Again, I'm not trying to push it on you, but it's one of those tools that help a lot once you'll spend some time learning them. TODO lists are actually only one of the features; I have been using Org to write campaign notes for my RPG games, manuals for some of my programs and some worksheets for my tutoring sessions as those are actually easier to make in Org than in pure LaTeX.

But it would seem that there are quite a few people using Org on Hubski. I (and likely others) can help you if needed.