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DaveP
Jun 9, 2009, 09:46 PM
Hopefully this is the right forum.

I'm looking for some sort of bug tracking / to-do software to to track things within my XCode software projects. Basically, I want to keep track of things to do, areas that need to be fixed, etc. It's just a solo operation and don't want a big web-based bug tracking tool. I've used a combination of lists and #TODO statements, but it's a little cumbersome. In my mind I'm envisioning some sort of database program to track file, function, notes, priority, etc.

Perhaps I'll just make a database and keep track of my tasks that way.

Does anyone have any ideas?

Thanks.



philips
Jun 10, 2009, 05:39 AM
Hopefully this is the right forum.

Am developer too and in the same boat.

In past I used SF.net's issue tracking (along with hosting), but SF.net is dog slow and overkill for pet project.

Any suggestions?

P.S. Or should I write my own one?.. Have some spare time now ;)

jpyc7
Jun 10, 2009, 02:47 PM
You could do a search for either "command-line" or "non-web" bug tracker. There are some results, none of which I have used.

I think the OP was averse to running a web server and a database server on your machine, but I think picking any tool will require a certain amount of effort in customization. The trick is to pick one for which setup is simplest (while still meeting your needs).

Quite frankly, developing your own may not be a productive use of your time, but it is very enticing to control all aspects oneself.

DaveP
Jun 10, 2009, 05:49 PM
Thanks for the advice. I'll probably try out one or two, but they seem pretty simplistic and probably only about a notch better than my current system.

Making my own would not be the best use of my time, but maybe give me an excuse to learn Core Data...

mongrol
Jun 10, 2009, 06:00 PM
http://code.google.com ?

DaveP
Jun 10, 2009, 06:20 PM
http://code.google.com ?

Doesn't that have to be an open source project?

Cromulent
Jun 10, 2009, 11:23 PM
What about just installing Bugzilla on your local dev box?

GorillaPaws
Jun 10, 2009, 11:37 PM
Have you seen Lighthouse Keeper (http://www.mcubedsw.com/software/lighthousekeeper)? It's external to xcode, but seems to be targeted at developers for the most part. They also make Code Collector Pro, which seems like a handy piece of software. You could also try Things (http://culturedcode.com/things/) which is a pretty slick task management app (just won a design award from Apple).

kainjow
Jun 10, 2009, 11:48 PM
What about just installing Bugzilla on your local dev box?

I would do this. Install bugzilla on either your machine or some other shared server. It works pretty well, although it has its annoyances :)

DaveP
Jun 11, 2009, 08:05 AM
I would do this. Install bugzilla on either your machine or some other shared server. It works pretty well, although it has its annoyances :)

Maybe when I get some down time in the next couple weeks I'll try to get bugzilla set up locally.

Thanks for the replies.