Wednesday, December 31, 2008
To-Do List Application Update #1
At the beginning of the month, I described my plan for The Ultimate To-Do List Application for iPhone. That wasn't just hot air; I actually have created an app.
It doesn't have all the planned features yet, and it's not ready for distribution to others, but it is complete enough for me to use. It's so useful, in fact, that I don't have a strong need to add the remaining features. But I want to do so anyway.
Here's what it can do so far:
- Maintain a list of lists. Each list has a name. Each list contains a list of items, each of which has a name.
- New lists can be created, and new items can be added to lists. Each such operation is performed by the user by tapping a '+' icon, which brings up a text entry field to enter the name.
- Lists and items can be deleted or reordered by clicking an "Edit" button. Things can also be deleted via the swipe gesture.
- All data is stored in a SQLite database.
The most obvious "missing feature" is the lack of checkboxes. I'm not really missing that feature, because I just delete items as I complete them. So maybe I don't need it, but I'll add it anyway just because the app will look better with them.
createachecklist.com (how humiliating, just the hosting companies placeholder is there)
Didn't know if you could use it or not, the price is right, free with the guarantee of a Starbucks if I ever get in the neighborhood. (or it will be released back into the wild when it expires.