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I've been doing a lot of coding work myself recently. I have a whiteboard next to me where I write the problems as they appear under one of three categories, Large - Medium- Small Reworks (with each referring to the amount of time it will take to complete). Whenever something comes up, I add it to the correct list. If I happen to figure out how to fix it ...


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My suggestion would be to pick an app that has a way to import tasks into. I'm thinking Remember The Milk could handle this. Then you'd need to run a task that would export (or screen scrape!) from Jira and Redmine, format it, and send it to RTM. Jira Api: https://developer.atlassian.com/jiradev/jira-apis RTM Api: https://www.rememberthemilk.com/services/...


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As an tangent off of Chris G.'s answer, I'll add a note about Premature Optimization. Donald Knuth wrote "Programmers waste enormous amounts of time thinking about, or worrying about, the speed of noncritical parts of their programs, and these attempts at efficiency actually have a strong negative impact when debugging and maintenance are considered. We ...


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I understand your concern as I often lag behind at work because of this exact same approach to solving problems. Lately, I have a new strategy: for example: if some piece of code am writing gives me an error I can't decipher or make sense of, I stub that piece of code and move on to working on other parts of the program. Meanwhile, I ask for help with ...


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Interesting... I read this question a year ago and had no answer at the time. But things have changed a bit since I started using the Alpha and Beta versions of an AI-powered program called SkedPal. www.skedpal.net (Disclosure - In the past year I also joined their advisory board.) SkedPal is at its core, an auto-scheduler. To set it up, you must first ...


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What about some thing like a daemon that Connected to everyone's box Frequently (every second? minute?) checked either which files are changed (a la git status) OR which files were currently open (sounds trickier, since that might be IDE dependent, and also not a fair question - I can look at a file without intending to change it) Conglomerates results ...


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I use Teamwork Projects for setting up task templates that I use over and over. I can then assign them to my team members, set due dates and priority levels and check the status. All comments, files, etc are all kept within the system so I don't have to go looking for them. Saves me a lot of time.


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The premise of your question is flawed. You are looking for inspiration from Mechanical Engineering because of the issues you have with Agile Development methods. You are interested in taking good ideas from other disciplines and applying them to your own field. You recognise that there are flaws in your present approach, and that you have a willingness to ...


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For Mechanical Engineers it is even more important to "...practice all the unnecessary stuff like software developers do by writing down every step that is necessary to create a piece of machinery." This step is never unnecessary. It is essential for any level of consistency and repeatability, and whereas in software design you can continually change a ...


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I had the same issue, this is how I solved the problem: Open the share menu Select "copy link" option, the url now is copied to the clipboard Switch to Pocket Pocket recognizes that a url has been copied to the clipboard and gives you an option to "add" the url Select the "add" option



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