Menubar Countdown, my Mac OS X countdown timer application, has been tested with 10.6 Snow Leopard, and it seems to work just fine.
(But if anyone finds otherwise, please let me know.)
The Mac App Guide video podcast has reviewed my Menubar Countdown application. The review includes a demonstration of how to use it.
Menubar Countdown is a simple countdown timer that displays itself on the right side of the Mac OS X menu bar.
Version 1.2 has these new features:
Since releasing Menubar Countdown, my little Mac OS X timer app, I've received some nice feedback and suggestions for improvement. I'm going to list them here, both so that I can find them later, and to let others leave their own suggestions.
I've released an update to my Menubar Countdown application.
See http://capablehands.net/story/menubarcountdown/announce/v1.1 for details.
Lately, I've been experimenting with the Pomodoro Technique for time management. The basic idea is that you work in focused 25-minute bursts, with short breaks between bursts. You are supposed to use a kitchen timer to avoid getting distracted by looking at the clock.
Of course, as a computer guy …
It turns out that there is already an alarm clock utility named "Rouser": http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,1759,1654716,00.asp.
So the search for a name for my alarm clock has to continue.
While adding support for stored preferences to Rouser, I realized I needed to add another outlet to my controller class so that it could restore the setting of the on/off radio buttons. So I went into Interface Builder, added the outlet, and told it to regenerate the class files …
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