Good morning again everyone, in an effort to always increase productivity and reduce friction I have a new weapon in my workflow arsenal. To gain some context regarding this post here is some background. We use Jira at Gravity for tracking issues and bugs. Since I'm not always on VPN or have access to our network managing my todos has been cumbersome. I've tried every Todo app out there and always fail to use them for more than 2 days.
I finally saw a great article on just using a simple Todo.txt file in your Dropbox folder and working from that. It's been a dream and working out great. I can use all my fav shell commands and have amazing Quicksilver integration that I'll show in a little video soon.
Anyway, the final joy was to be able to have a cron job run every hour and automatically create jira issues from my todo file for any item that has a tag. That helps me sync with Jira when I want others to know what I have on my plate at the moment. My script that calls this PHP file strips out the tag after it creates the issue
Here is a typical sample of my todo list
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