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Vandesm14

I have tons of ideas. Some ideas are put into motion and released, while some stay unplanned and never get worked on. I use Dynalist to keep track of my projects and their statuses, but it's not the best.

What do you guys use to keep track of your future, current, and past projects (code, site, notes)?
Bonus: If you have a workflow/methodology to aid in managing and creating projects, feel free to share that as well!

Answered by sugarfi [earned 5 cycles]
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sugarfi

Like @Zavexeon, I do most of my managing in my head. If I think an idea is cool, I usually make a folder for it, and sometimes write up a text file in there containing what I want out of the project. I just organize my code by putting it in that folder. Once I come up with an idea, I just jump into the folder and start writing. I find this is useful just because it allows you to jump around between projects if you get bored.

DeBeast591

Like a lot of people have said, I manage in my head. Sometimes i will write the ideas in my notebook or i'll do something else. (I dont know what I do otherwise...)

SixBeeps

Wait, you can manage project ideas?!

Zavexeon

In all honesty I do most of the managing in my head. I'm not doing a ton of stuff at once.

For larger projects I might do a rough guideline but I really prefer to jump into things and improvise.

Ideas I have I'll write down in a notebook so I don't forget them, unfortunately it feels like most of my ideas come to me when I'm trying to sleep. :/

Vandesm14

@Zavexeon I would totally agree with you, doing everything in my head, except that I have too many ideas which I want to complete but usually never get to (so writing them down is important).

NavyBear

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blonkm

I use workflowy.com in which I plan everything up to the tiniest details, including when I have to go shower, eat or get up. If I think of a task I put it in, I check the todo-list every 30 seconds of the day.

Vandesm14

@blonkm I used to use workflowy, until Dynalist came along and made things a lot better. Dynalist is basically workflowy on steroids: you got unlimited storage, dedicated documents/folders, native mobile/desktop apps, and a super enriched editing and formatting system.

blonkm

@Vandesm14 Thanks!

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ok im a bit late to this: but for future projects, read the scp wiki

Coder100

Create a .txt file.
Once you're so bored, you open that file and you create a program.

[deleted]

Whenever I have an code idea, i make a new repl and write up some starter code for it, while it is still fresh in my head. So whenever I log on to repl.it, i can open up that repl and see the code I made and continue to work on it

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MrEconomical

I do not manage I just do it
what helps is I avoid doing multiple projects at once

RohilPatel

I don't have much to manage, as I am just a little kid doing school, and is often known as a bad coder. I also barely complete any of my projects. I just move on. That may explain my bad "share" things.

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What I do I have a little diary basically that I keep the changes and projects im working on, I also have a priority list in there to help me remember what I need done first.

Coder100

almost the same as mine but I use a .txt file lol @eekboi

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@Coder100 yeaaaa boii

Coder100

Lol @eekboi

mwilki7

notepad :x

Coder100

lol same @mwilki7