Time Cockpit Blog

I was part of a keynote panel for this year's WebTech Conference in Munich. We discussed the business value of the cloud. In this blog post you find the recording of the keynote.

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Customers regularly hire me to do code reviews for software projects. Over the years I put together my personal checklist. In this blog article I share a summary of it with you. Note that the checklist is in German. However, the article contains a link to auto-translate it in English.

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One of our partners, IT-Visions, invited me to speak at their VS2013/Win8.1 What's New event in Munich today. Of course I am happy to participate. During the session I will demo new features from VS2013, Windows Store app development, and Windows Azure Mobile Services.

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Yesterday at the WebTech 2013 conference in Munich I did an interview with Corinna Kern from Software and Support Media. Here is the video (German).

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In this release of time cockpit, we focused on two things. First, we started to tackle one of our most requested features, reporting. Second, we further progressed improving the combo box in time cockpit. We enhanced the usability of how you manage data in time cockpit.

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Today I am here at the WebTech Conference in Munich speaking about cloud computing and web technologies. In this blog post you find some photos and links to the material that I will use during my sessions.

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In the November version of time cockpit we have released a first preview of the upcoming reporting feature. Read what's already in the box and what will come in the following months.

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Getting Real Work Done

Rainer Stropek Tuesday, October 22, 2013 by Rainer Stropek

It is a well-known fact that constant interruptions can have quite negative consequences on your productivity. Instead of being able to concentrate on the important tasks you planned for a certain day, you are kept busy by phone calls, ad-hoc meetings, incoming emails, social media notifications, etc. As a knowledge worker, I struggle with this problem, too. As an entrepreneur building a project time tracking software, I am constantly looking for ways to cope with it. In this blog article I want to share some of my current thoughts on the topic of productivity and interruptions.

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In the coming two weeks I will do a series of talks at various conferences in Austria and Germany. I will speak about AngularJS, TypeScript, and Windows Azure Mobile Services. In this blog post I publish the slides and the sample code.

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In the current version of time cockpit, there is a bug in the excel exporter when using conditional formatting in an excel template file. Precisely, when using a conditional format that spans a full row or column instead of a sub-region of a worksheet. The root cause of this is in the way that the [usually more than awesome] ClosedXML (http://closedxml.codeplex.com/) library handles ranges with covering all rows or all columns. In some of those cases, ClosedXML tries to apply something to every cell in that (semi-infinite) range.

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