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2018 Plans 2018-02-04

We have made good use of beer time at FOSDEM to lay out our plans for 2018. Here is what we are doing, starting immediately in most cases.

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Timewarrior 1.1.1 released 2018-02-03

Timewarrior 1.1.1 is released. This is a bug fix release and we recommend that everyone upgrade to 1.1.1.

There is one bug fix in this release, and it's an important one that fixes a long-standing problem that has been there from the begining.

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There is a script prepared that will fix your timewarrior data, and the download and description is found on the DB Correction Script page.

The release is immediately available as a source tarball. Binary packages for your OS may appear soon.

Services Migration 2018-02-03

We are migrating services, and there will be a lot of changes. Here is what is happening right now:

We have a new support email address that should be used for all support requests:

support@gothenburgbitfactory.org

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FOSDEM 2018: Taskwarrior Presence 2018-01-29

The Taskwarrior Team will be attending FOSDEM 2018 on February 3rd and 4th in Brussels. This is the second annual carbon-space meetup.

What will the focus be this time? Are we traveling all this way and meeting up to give talks and demos? Will be sharing ideas and collaborating? Will we be planning features and releases?

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Activity Digest: May - December 2017 2018-01-14

This is an ongoing series of activity reports, published monthly, to highlight activity in our projects. Here is what happened between May and December 2017. This is not a complete list of all activity, just work that results in a non-trivial change. For a full list, see the git history of all the projects.

This covers a seven month period. Due to unforeseen circumstances, there was a lengthy break in 2017. We're back.

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Timewarrior 1.1.0 Released 2018-01-13

Timewarrior 1.1.0 is released. With 18 months of updates, many bugs fixed, and new convenience features added, Timewarrior 1.1.0 is stable and ready.

Timewarrior tracks your time from the command line and generates reports. Your data is stored locally in clear text. It integrates well with Taskwarrior.

Here are the changes in 1.1.0:

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BYOP MeetUp in Gothenburg 2017-05-10

A BYOP (Bring Your Own Project) MeetUp was held in Gothenburg. We had the chance to present FLOD2 - our own CI, and distribute Taskwarrior stickers. The MeetUp presentation was followed by sitting together, hacking away and having a couple of beers.

Activity Digest: April 2017 2017-05-09

April was a relatively quiet month, but with two main efforts: Timewarrior 1.1.0 bug fixing, and deployment of our Flod CI system for all projects.

Flod CI is now operating on five platforms (more coming soon), for every commit on every branch for every project. This transition allowed us to decommission several old machines.

Code Repositories Moved 2017-04-02

The code repositories have been relocated to our new Gitea server.

Gitea is a community managed fork of Gogs, lightweight code hosting solution written in Go and published under the MIT license. We like all of those things.

You can browse all our repositories here:

https://git.gothenburgbitfactory.org

The code repositories have been relocated to our new GitHub.

You can browse all our repositories here:

https://github.com/GothenburgBitFactory

Activity Digest: March 2017 2017-04-01

Timewarrior bug fixes are bringing the 1.1.0 release closer. We are down to 7 open issues currently needing to be fixed.

Taskwarrior is undergoing big changes to incorporate the new recurrence features. This leads to instability, so if anyone is using the 2.6.0 development branch, this would be a good time to stop.

The Taskwarrior 2.6.0 branch has a stable tag which indicates the last commit where all tests passed on all platforms.

The libshared project got a major update to the date and duration handling features, fixing bugs and providing a consistent implementation for Taskwarrior and Timewarrior to use.

HELLOTUX Shirts 2017-03-08

We'd like to thank HELLOTUX for doing a fantastic job designing embroidered apparel for Taskwarrior fans. This is the real thing - quality embroidery, not merely printed.

The Taskwarrior project receives some money for each item sold.

Activity Digest: February 2017 2017-03-01

The team attended FOSDEM in Brussels, all meeting for the first time. No one was hurt. Although we had hoped to accomplish a lot during this time, we instead fell in love with a certain restaurant and Belgian beer.

We would like to welcome Thomas Lauf, who is now pushing to the Timewarrior repository, and Timewarrior is now being fixed and improved at a much faster rate. Welcome, Thomas.

The flod2 CI system is coming online, which means that Taskwarrior is now being built in parallel by two CI systems as we prepare for a more general transition.

A generous donation from DigitalOcean is making this possible.

Activity Digest: January 2017 2017-02-09

The rat parser is now mostly complete, and ready to take on the syntax of the rules system.

The Taskwarrior bug database haѕ had another cleanup pass that removed obsolete or accidentally fixed issues.

The flod2 CI system is now online and is about to begin processing builds instead of the old flod system. Both system will be online until the switchover is complete.

Finally, the team spent a little time getting ready for FOSDEM.

FOSDEM 2017: Reprise 2017-02-08

It was the first time the whole Taskwarrior Team met in carbon space.

What do you get when people from the US, the Czech Republic, Germany, Sweden und Switzerland meet for the first time?

FOSDEM 2017: Taskwarrior Presence 2017-01-13

The Taskwarrior Team will be attending FOSDEM 2017 on February 4th and 5th in Brussels.

There is no better opportunity to register your complaints directly and receive your own personalized sincere apology and refund.

We should be easily recognizable: that far-away look in our eyes, logo stickers, beer and of course, no mouse.

Find us, talk to us. We'd love to hear what you think.

Activity Digest: December 2016 2017-01-02

Both Taskwarrior and Taskserver improved GnuTLS support, in particular with more robust certificate validation, and error reporting/logging.

The rat parser is now handling complex grammars, such as the clog configuration file, and will later be used to handle command line parsing in all projects.

The Taskwarrior overhaul of recurrence features has begun, which will culminate in the 2.6.0 release with new types of recurring tasks.

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In-House Talk and Workshop at TNG Technology Consulting 2016-12-09


TNG Technology Consulting

TNG Technology Consulting GmbH, of Unterföhring Germany, hosted an internal event "Techday" on December 9th, which is a regular occurrence at TNG.

TNG invited Dirk Deimeke to attend and give a talk and workshop, where he discussed Taskwarrior and related projects, with a workshop that covered a lot of functionality.

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Activity Digest: November 2016 2016-12-03

The focus has been on migrating code back to libshared.git, and in turn making use of that code. This not only shrinks the size of the projects, but means that bug fixes in libshared.git benefit all projects, and reduces effort.

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Resolving with dnsimple 2016-11-16

Since a couple of weeks ago the resolving of our hostnames and domains is handled via services of dnsimple. They are kindly enough to sponsor the taskwarrior project. We will not only profit from the developer friendly management console but in particular from the powerful API to handle our DNS tasks when we move towards our new CI system flod2.

Please check them out under dnsimple.com.

Activity Digest: October 2016 2016-11-02

Flod2 is now being rolled out for testing. This is a CI system rewrite that eliminates build server daemons and the pull model. This will allow greater use of virtual machines, and more automation. For example, we will now be able to automatically generate coverage reports and snapshot tarballs, based on build characteristics.

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Activity Digest: September 2016 2016-10-02

Tasksh 1.1.0 released, Anomaly 1.1.0 released. Flod2 is a major update that greatly improves speed and reliability of the CI system. It is working well, and will be rolled out in October, with new features and greater automation.

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Tasksh 1.1.0 Released 2016-09-05

Tasksh 1.1.0 is release, with an interactive review feature, ability to execute shell commands, and bug fixes. This release is a recommended upgrade.

Here is a quick demo of the review feature:

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Activity Digest: August 2016 2016-09-05

August saw a lot of documentation updates and preparation for the release of Timewarrior 1.0.0 and FrOSCon 2016. Focus then shifted to finishing up Tasksh 1.1.0 work.

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FrOSCon 2016 Materials Online 2016-08-24

Photo: Sujeevan Vijayakumaran

Materials presented by Dirk Deimeke at FrOSCon 2016 are now online, as promised:

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Timewarrior 1.0.0 Released 2016-08-21

Timewarrior 1.0.0 is released. Timewarrior tracks your time from the command line, and generates reports. Your data is stored locally in clear text. Integrates with Taskwarrior.

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FrOSCon 2016 - Taskwarrior Coverage 2016-08-13

Taskwarrior will be well-represented at FrOSCon 2016, on August 20th and 21st, at the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences.

Dirk Deimeke will be presenting a series of related workshops and lectures:

August 20th
Project Room
C130
10:00 - 12:30 Workshop: Compile Taskwarrior and Taskserver
14:00 - 15:00 Lecture: Introduction to Timewarrior
15:15 - 16:15 Lecture: Taskwarrior Universe
16:30 - 17:30 Lecture: Contribute to Taskwarrior (including FAQ, FOQ, Lessons learned)
August 21st
Main Workshop Room
C115
10:00 - 12:00 Workshop: Introduction to Taskwarrior

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Activity Digest: July 2016 2016-08-10

July was spent mostly getting Timewarrior ready for beta.

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Timewarrior 1.0.0 Beta Release 2016-07-25

Timewarrior 1.0.0 is in beta! Please download and give us feedback.

Download here:
timew-1.0.0.tar.gz

Online documentation here:
Timewarrior Documentation Home

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Activity Digest: June 2016 2016-07-07

The main focus for June is getting Timewarrior ready for an alpha, and subsequent beta release. The purpose of an alpha release is to gather feedback that guides the subsequent beta release. Timewarrior is a new project that introduces new concepts. This new functionality needs to be refined before a beta release.

The Timewarrior bug tracker is now open for business.

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Clog 1.3.0 Release 2016-06-27

Clog 1.3.0 is released, with regular expression improvements, bug fixes, rule precedence and overlapping match support. This release is a recommended upgrade.

The release is immediately available as a source tarball clog-1.3.0.tar.gz.

Clog has a full set of online documentation.

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Timewarrior 0.9.5 Alpha Release 2016-06-20

Timewarrior 0.9.5 is in alpha! Please download and give us feedback.

Download here:
timew-1.0.0.tar.gz
(Edit: Updated to beta tarball)

Online documentation here:
Timewarrior Documentation Home

Activity Digest: May 2016 2016-06-04

The main focus for May is getting Timewarrior ready for an alpha release. The purpose of an alpha release is to gather feedback that guides the subsequent release. Timewarrior is a new project that introduces new concepts. This new functionality needs to be refined before a beta release.

The Timewarrior bug tracker is now open for business.

Additionally the libshared library is being improved. This is a Git submodule that nearly all the projects share, and helps with code reuse. Most importantly, fixing bugs in libshared will fix bugs in all projects, without a lot of manual patching.

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Taskwarrior Tools Search 2016-05-22

The Taskwarrior Tools page now has interactive categorized search capabilities, thanks to a significant contribution by Bruno Vernay. We encourage you to take a look.

This feature is driven by automated Github data extraction, which identifies taskwarrior-related projects and finds their metadata.

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Timewarrior Preview 2016-05-14

Timewarrior is coming soon. Here is a peek at the work in progress.

Activity Digest: April 2016 2016-05-01

This is an ongoing series of activity reports, published monthly, to highlight activity in the Taskwarrior project. Here is what happened in April 2016.

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Taskwarrior running under "Bash on Ubuntu on Windows" 2016-04-07

Today we could verify that Taskwarrior works out of the box under "Bash on Ubuntu on Windows 10". Either by installing it via apt-get (which pulls the regular Ubuntu package) or by compiling it. No changes needed to the source code. You compile it as you would do it on native Ubuntu. A few tests were failing. But no major ones. Enjoy the screenshot and enjoy the thoughts of being able to abandon Cygwin soon, if you are using Taskwarrior on Windows.

Bash on Ubuntu on Windows

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Activity Digest: March 2016 2016-04-01

This is an ongoing series of activity reports, published monthly, to highlight activity in the Taskwarrior project. Here is what happened in March 2016.

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Activity Digest: February 2016 2016-03-01

This is an ongoing series of activity reports, published monthly, to highlight activity in the Taskwarrior project. Here is what happened in February 2016.

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Taskwarrior for Android Released 2016-02-25

Author Konstantin Vorobyev has created an Android client with Syncing and many other features.

Taskwarrior for Android

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Taskwarrior 2.5.1 Released 2016-02-24

Taskwarrior 2.5.1 is released. Although this is a minor release, it contains many bug fixes and performance enhancements. There have been a lot of changes. Here are the new features:

  • Nope

There aren't any, this is a bug fix and performance release.

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Taskwarrior Workflow Study 2016-02-09

Taskwarrior aims to provide a toolkit of various capabilities, which can be cherry-picked to support many custom methodologies.

We have learned over the years that everyone uses it differently, and for different things. There is a lot to be learned from how someone uses software, the features they use, and the ones they do not.

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Taskwarrior 2.5.1 Beta Released 2016-02-05

This release is a bug-fix, code cleanup and performance release only. There are no new features, but the existing features all work a little more reliably, and a lot faster.

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Activity Digest: January 2016 2016-02-01

This is an ongoing series of activity reports, published monthly, to highlight activity in the Taskwarrior project. Here is what happened in January 2016.

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Activity Digest: December 2015 2016-01-01

This is an ongoing series of activity reports, published monthly, to highlight activity in the Taskwarrior project. Here is what happened in December 2015.

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Activity Digest: November 2015 2015-12-01

This is an ongoing series of activity reports, published monthly, to highlight activity in the Taskwarrior project. Here is what happened in November 2015.

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Cygwin Package Maintainer Needed 2015-11-01

We’re looking for someone to assume the responsibility of packaging Taskwarrior etc for Cygwin.

Cygwin doesn’t get the care and attention from us that it should. We often skip releasing on Cygwin because we don’t have the equipment and must borrow it, and furthermore don’t use Cygwin day to day, so every package update involves a full install, and it takes hours.

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Activity Digest: October 2015 2015-11-01

This is an ongoing series of activity reports, published monthly, to highlight activity in the Taskwarrior project. Here is what happened in October 2015.

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Taskwarrior Mailing Lists 2015-10-29

The Taskwarrior user and developer mailing lists are back in play. Subscribe and talk to us:

Taskwarrior 2.5.0 Released 2015-10-21

After an intense five months which focused mainly on a more capable command-line parser, more extension-friendly behavior, and significant improvements to testing, Taskwarrior 2.5.0 is now released.

This is a major release, with 1300+ code changes and well over a hundred bug fixes. We recommend all users upgrade, this release represents a significant increase in quality.

Taskwarrior 2.5.0 beta3 Released 2015-10-17

A new beta3 is available for the upcoming 2.5.0 release.

Clog 1.2.1 Released 2015-10−12

Clog 1.2.1 is released, due to a problem with OSX and Xcode 7.

The release is immediately available as a source tarball clog-1.2.1.tar.gz.

Clog is a colorized log tail utility. It can spot patterns in an input stream and colorize or suppress the lines. It can also decorate the lines with time- or date-stamps.

Activity Digest: September 2015 2015-10-01

This is an ongoing series of activity reports, published monthly, to highlight activity in the Taskwarrior project. Here is what happened in September 2015.

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answers.gothenburgbitfactory.org Online 2015-09-29

The answers.gothenburgbitfactory.org site is online, and providing not only the answer to your question, but those of many before you. It is becoming a valuable resource for both beginners and experienced users.

answers.gothenburgbitfactory.org

Clog 1.2.0 Released 2015-09−27

Clog 1.2.0 is released, with regular expression improvements and bug fixes.

The release is immediately available as a source tarball clog-1.2.0.tar.gz.

Clog is a colorized log tail utility. It can spot patterns in an input stream and colorize or suppress the lines. It can also decorate the lines with time- or date-stamps.

Vramsteg 1.1.0 Released 2015-09-26

Vramsteg 1.1.0 is released, with bug fixes and 64-bit value support.

The release is immediately available as a source tarball vramsteg-1.1.0.tar.gz.

Vramsteg, from the Swedish framsteg (progress), is a CLI progress bar that can be used from any script language. It supports color, labels, percentage completion, elapsed time and estimates.

Taskwarrior 2.5.0 beta2 Released 2015-09-16

A new beta2 is available for the upcoming 2.5.0 release.

Taskwarrior 2.5.0 beta1 Released 2015-09-07

After an intense four month effort, which focused mainly on a more capable command-line parser, more extension-friendly behavior, and significant improvements to testing, Taskwarrior 2.5.0 beta1 is now released.

We are asking you to please build and test this release in your environment.

This is a major release, with about 1100 code changes and a hundred or so bug fixes, but still resulting in a smaller codebase.

There have been a lot of changes. Here are the highlights:

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Activity Digest: August 2015 2015-09-01

This is an ongoing series of activity reports, published monthly, to highlight activity in the Taskwarrior project. Here is what happened in August 2015.

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Activity Digest: July 2015 2015-08-01

This is an ongoing series of activity reports, published monthly, to highlight activity in the Taskwarrior project. Here is what happened in July 2015.

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Activity Digest: June 2015 2015-07-01

This is an ongoing series of activity reports, published monthly, to highlight activity in the Taskwarrior project. Here is what happened in June 2015.

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GTD With Taskwarrior - a tutorial series 2015-06-27

Tom Sydney Kerckhove is writing a series of articles, explaining how he uses GTD with Taskwarrior. The first three articles are up:

Part1 - Intro
Part2 - Collection
Part3 - Tickling
Part4 - Processing
Part5 - Doing

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Activity Digest: May 2015 2015-06-01

This is an ongoing series of activity reports, published monthly, to highlight activity in the Taskwarrior project. Here is what happened in May 2015.

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Taskwarrior Live Demo 2015-05-24

Try Taskwarrior live in your browser.

Live Demo

Taskserver 1.1.0 Released 2015-05-11

After more than a year of improvements, Taskserver 1.1.0 is released.

This is a major release, with greatly improved setup, security and logging, which make this a recommended upgrade. Changes include:

Configuration

  • New setup helper script, setup_server.bash, which interactively leads the whole setup and configuration process.
  • When hosting, the configured server name is no longer ignored.
  • Taskserver can now be restricted to IPv4 or IPv6.
  • New man page for taskdctl.
  • Server now supports a configuration setting trust, which can be either strict or allow all, and defaults to strict.

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Taskwarrior 2.4.4 Released 2015-05-10

Taskwarrior 2.4.4 is released. Although a minor release, there are significant bug fixes which make this a recommended upgrade. Changes include:

  • Fixed a problem where the wrong task may be updated, if GC is disabled. This is the primary reason for the release.
  • Fixed a problem where filters including parenthesized tags (... and (+DUE or +OVERDUE)) were incorrectly handled.
  • 32-bit platform support.
  • The obfuscate configuration setting will hide private data, intended for bug reporting.
  • An early Japanese localization.
  • Several bug fixes.
For full details, see the ChangeLog file included in the release.

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Tasksh in Homebrew 2015-05-09

Tasksh, the Taskwarrior Shell, can now be installed using Homebrew on the Mac:

$ brew install tasksh

This means that all three related Taskwarrior family members can now be installed via Homebrew:

$ brew install task
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$ brew install taskd
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$ brew install tasksh
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Taskserver 1.1.0 beta1 Released 2015-05-04

Taskserver 1.1.0 is in beta, and we are asking you to please test this release in your environment. See http://taskwarrior.org/docs/taskserver/upgrade.html for instructions to upgrade your server.

There have been a few changes:

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Activity Digest: April 2015 2015-04-30

This is an ongoing series of activity reports, published monthly, to highlight activity in the Taskwarrior project. Here is what happened in April 2015.

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Taskwarrior 2.4.3 Released 2015-04-19

Taskwarrior 2.4.3 is released. This release contains the Hooks API v2, and several bug fixes. This is a recommended upgrade.

User Defined Attributes (UDAs) have been enhanced so that type string attributes may now designate the sort order of allowed values. This enhancement permits the migration of the priority attribute to a UDA. This means you may now define your own priority levels, sorting and urgency coefficients.

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Activity Digest: March 2015 2015-03-31

This is an ongoing series of activity reports, published monthly, to highlight activity in the Taskwarrior project. Here is what happened in March 2015.

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Taskwarrior 2.4.2 Released 2015-03-15

Taskwarrior 2.4.2 is released. This is primarily a bug fix release to address a bad hook problem that prevented on-modify hooks from modifying tasks.

Additionally the new context command is included, as are updated themes with higher contrast. Although this is a minor release, there are significant bug fixes and new features make this a recommended upgrade. Changes include:

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Activity Digest: February 2015 2015-03-01

This is the second of an ongoing series of activity reports, published monthly, to highlight activity in the Taskwarrior project. Here is what happened in February 2015.

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Taskwarrior 2.4.1 on Cygwin 32 and 64 bit 2015-02-28

Taskwarrior 2.4.1 is now available in binary and source package form for both Cygwin 32-bit and 64-bit systems.

This release represents the first sync-capable Taskwarrior release on the Cygwin platform. This exposes our Cygwin users to new online services, such as:

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Taskwarrior 2.4.1 Released 2015-02-16

Taskwarrior 2.4.1 is released. Although this is a minor release, there are significant bug fixes and Hook support improvements that make this a recommended upgrade. Changes include:

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Activity Digest 2015-02-07

This is the first of an ongoing series of activity reports, published monthly, to highlight activities in the Taskwarrior project. Here is what happened in January 2015.

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Date & Time Support 2015-01-03

Taskwarrior 2.4.0 supports many new date & time formatting options. These are all documented in the new Date & Time page. Here is a small sample:

ISO Date Demo

Taskwarrior 2.4.0 Released 2015-01-01

Taskwarrior 2.4.0 is released, it's a major release, and a recommended upgrade. Happy new year.

After almost a year of development, 108 bug fixes, 47 new/improved features, 1,750 code changes and over 50 community-provided patches, version 2.4.0 represents a significant improvement to task list management. Changes include:

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Tasksh 1.0.0 Released 2014-12-21

The taskwarrior shell, tasksh 1.0.0, is released.

Up to, and including, Taskwarrior 2.3.0, the shell command implemented this functionality. Starting with Taskwarrior 2.4.0, there is no shell command. Instead there is the tasksh project.

Tasksh Demo

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Taskwarrior 2.4.0 beta3 2014-11-11

A new beta 3 for Taskwarrior 2.4.0 is now available as a source tarball.

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Sort Column Indicator 2014-10-25

In the upcoming Taskwarrior 2.4.0, there is now the ability to apply a different color to the columns of a report that are part of the sort key.

Sort Columns Demo

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Taskwarrior 2.4.0 beta2 2014-10-11

A new beta 2 for Taskwarrior 2.4.0 is now available as a source tarball.

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Cloud Server Reboots 2014-09-28

Rackspace has announced that it will reboot all of its cloud server infrastructure joining other hosting providers. The data center we are hosted in is the third in the row of IAD, DFW and ORD. The announced maintenance window is from 2014-09-28 1100 UTC to 2014-09-29 1101 UTC. This will cause interruptions here at taskwarrior.org. You can follow the status at status.gothenburgbitfactory.org and read more on global reboot at Rackspace' status site.

Taskwarrior 2.4.0 beta1 2014-09-15

Taskwarrior 2.4.0 is in beta, and available as a source tarball.

  • Calc command task calc '1 + 1' Hint: it's '2', but it's a beta, so who knows? And yes, it can do more than that.
  • Enhanced DOM support task add due:123.due
  • Date math task add ... due:eom wait:'due - 1week'
  • Unicode: task add \\u2615
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Fish Shell Completion Demo 2014-09-06

Taskwarrior 2.4.0 will be released with a new and fully updated Fish shell completion script, from Roman Inflianskas. Here is a demo gif that Roman put together.

Fish Completion Demo

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Development Status 2014-08-16

Development is shifting focus for Taskwarrior and Taskserver. No more features will be added, and completeness, stability and testing become the new focus.

The goal is to work towards good beta releases for Taskwarrior 2.4.0, Taskserver 1.1.0 and Tasksh 1.0.0. ...

Taskwarrior 2.4.0 Preview 2014-07-04

The Taskwarrior 2.4.0 development branch has been unusable for a a few weeks (mentioned here) while new functionality was integrated. It has been a long process, with about 750 commits made so far, but now all the tests are passing again.

Does this mean it's ready for alpha and beta? No, not yet, because now there is a need for a lot of new tests to cover all the new functionality. This is the next phase of cycle, improving tests, fixing open bugs, and updating documentation.

Now it's time for a preview of some of the new features...

Vit 1.2 in homebrew 2014-06-07

The recently released Vit 1.2 is now available from Homebrew.

Homebrew is "The missing package manager for OSX", and includes recipes for several thousand packages. If you wish to install Vit easily on OSX, you simply update your brew recipes and install Vit like this:

$ brew update
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$ brew install vit
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Taskwarrior 2.4.0 Development Status 2014-05-24

Taskwarrior 2.4.0 is in development. The main feature of this release is a new command line parser, and some related features such as expression evaluation and ISO-8601 date support. This is a major undertaking, but the reward will be some very nice new features.

Until now this work, on the 2.4.0 branch in the code repository has been carefully done so as to not completely break functionality. There are currently 24 failing tests, mostly regarding newly added capabilities. ...

Swiss Ubucon Taskwarrior Workshop 2014-05-10

On Saturday May 10th 2014, Dirk Deimeke presented a Taskwarrior workshop at Swiss Ubucon.

Dirk presented a live demo, with a handout PDF (which we will link here soon) that covers every aspect including downloading, building, installing, setup, first use, all the way to some of the more complex use cases. ...

Teaching the Parser New Tricks 2014-04-29

With Taskwarrior version 2.4.0, we are building a better command line parser. In addition to fixing a lot of annoying little bugs, we would like it to be more flexible and robust. That means it will be able to handle more strange inputs than before, but can it do better?

Taskserver Documentation Update 2014-04-12

The Taskserver setup documentation has been significantly improved. The main setup page is:

Setting up your own Taskserver

The sub pages now cover single topics: ...

Q & A Site Launched 2014-04-07

The new Q & A site is live! Take a look at the site, which can be found here:

https://answers.gothenburgbitfactory.org

There is a searchable knowledge base of community-provided questions and answers. The answers are voted and selected, good answers becomes more prominent, bad answers sink lower. You know how it works. ...

Vit 1.2 is released 2014-04-06

Version 1.2 of the VIT front-end for Taskwarrior is available for download now.

Download here: vit-1.2.tar.gz.

See the VIT 1.2 beta1 announcement for the features introduced in 1.2. ...

System Status Pages 2014-03-09

New system status pages are online, which provide up to the minute status for the various services now online. The first is a Pingdom public report showing system status of the bug system, git hosting, web services and others. Check this page for outages.

The second is an operations information page from StatusPage.io which shows status, uptime, response time and incidents. ...

Atlassian Licences 2014-03-03

We have received the very generous donation of software licences from Atlassian. This allows us to fully utilize Jira, Stash and Confluence Questions giving us high quality, integrated infrastructure, which in ...

New Site Live 2014-02-27

We have shut off the old website, and replaced it with this. Although this site is a fraction of the size, it nevertheless has much less redundancy, and no obsolete documents. ...

Registrations Disabled 2014-02-26

We have shut off the registration of users on this site. This is part of our ongoing migration to new systems. This taskwarrior.org site content will be replaced soon, but the URLs will not change. ...

VIT 1.2 beta1 is available 2014-02-20

Beta1 of the VIT front-end for Taskwarrior is available for download now. Download here: vit-1.2.beta1.tar.gz. VIT 1.2 brings a customizable way to interact with your tasks with user-defined shortcuts. You can now define keys to launch external ...

Server Migration 2014-02-17

As we migrate to our new servers, you'll find that the services are being migrated first, and the content follows after. We are taking this opportunity to reorganize everything...

Git Migration 2014-02-12

The new repository manager, Stash, is running on the new server https://git.gothenburgbitfactory.org. The old server will still be active for a little while longer, but ...