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Getting Things Done with Tracks

Apr 30, 2007, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nathan Willis)

"I broke down and read Getting Things Done (GTD) in February (after letting the book sit unopened on the couch for a month). When I finished, I was determined to adopt the popular organizational method. I searched for a solid software tool to track projects and next actions, and found dozens of desktop-oriented applications to choose from. One of the GTD axioms is to collect all of your tasks, projects, and lists in one place; since I regularly use four PCs and laptops and a mobile phone, finding a GTD-aware tool that would run as a Web app was paramount. I settled on Tracks; it is open source, easy to use, and accessible from anywhere.

"Tracks is a Ruby on Rails application. It comes bundled with the standalone Web server WEBrick so it can run as a locally accessed desktop application, but that is not mandatory..."

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