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LogStats ======== Generates a simple HTML file based upon my custom timesheet format. I can then embed this on my OSX Dashboard to be able to see how I'm progressing throughout the day/week/month. It's probably not so useful to you, unless you happen to like my worklog format. I run the script every 5 minutes with cron so as that the HTML stays up-to-date. The page is set to auto-refresh every 2.5 minutes. The colours change when I have done at least 5 hours of work per day, and 25 hours per week. Requirements ============ * HAML * tail_from_sentinel Usage ===== logstats INPUTFILE.txt OUTPUTFILE.html Worklog Format ============== I use a text based worklog format for all my timekeeping. This is a simple text file that sits in my Dropbox, and it symlinked to my home. I keep it open in an editor all day so as that I can quickly jot down when my task changes. It works great for unexpected interruptions, as I can quickly update it when I am back, or even while I am on the phone (only need to type the time I answer the call). The format looks like this : 01Jan2011 0900 ABC 1234567 1012 1015 ABC 9876543 1100 1100 ABC Deploy 1110 03Jan 1200 XY1 2345678 1230 Each day has a simple header in DDMMMYYYY format, where YYYY is optional where it is the same as the record before. Within the day, each line follows a simple format : * the start time (in 24hr) * a message, which starts with a 3-character project code (if billable). I usually follow this with a Pivotal Tracker Story ID, or a note about what I was doing. If it's not billable work, I might use this space to log an unexpected call for instance. This field is freeform, with the project picked up if it's there. * the end time (in 24hr). It's fine for this to be in the next day. Eg: 2330 ABC allnighter 0230 TODO ==== * Tests! * Make it more customizable. Not everyone has the same thresholds that I keep.