An android app to track a prioritized task list efficiently. Allows specifying locations for tasks and provides location and time based reminders to attend to them. Supports ordering tasks by priority / task ETA for ease of organizing and scheduling.
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Pre-work - Your PA

Your PA is an android app that allows building a todo list and basic todo items management functionality including adding new items, editing and deleting an existing item.

Submitted by: Lakshmi Shankarrao

Time spent: 50 hours spent in total

User Stories

The following required functionality is completed:

  • [*] User can successfully add and remove items from the todo list
  • [*] User can tap a todo item in the list and bring up an edit screen for the todo item and then have any changes to the text reflected in the todo list.
  • [*] User can persist todo items and retrieve them properly on app restart

The following optional features are implemented:

  • [*] Persist the todo items into SQLite instead of a text file
  • [*] Improve style of the todo items in the list using a custom adapter
  • [*] Add support for completion due dates for todo items (and display within listview item)
  • Use a DialogFragment instead of new Activity for editing items
  • [*] Add support for selecting the priority of each todo item (and display in listview item)
  • [*] Tweak the style improving the UI / UX, play with colors, images or backgrounds

The following additional features are implemented:

  • [*] Implemented the to-do items list using Recycler View instead of List View as Recycler View supports swipe delete, move items up and down features among others.
  • [*] Tasks are displayed in the order that they are entered, pushing the "Finished" tasks to the end of the list.(Normal Order)
  • [*] Supports Re-ordering of the tasks as per: 1. Priority, 2. Due-Date 3. Reset order back to Normal Order.
  • [*] Reminder functionality. User will get Notifications for the task's completion at the set time. (Time Reminders)
  • [*] Location-based Reminder functionality. User will get Notifications for the task's completion when he/she is around that place.
  • [*] Display task completion status within the Recycler View Item.
  • [*] Display the "SET/NOT-SET" status of Location-based Reminder and Time-based Reminder within the Recycler View Item. (Clicking on which will show details of the Reminder time and Reminder location respectively.)
  • [*] Alert dialogue for Delete functionality.

Video Walkthrough

Link to Video Walkthrough

Notes- Learnings/Challenges

Learning about Broadcast Receivers, Services was interesting. Dealing with Google APIs, handling threads involved in the geo-fencing functionality was time consuming but gave a good learning. Playing around with the UI interesting too.


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