cogA simple task management application
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Typepom
CategoryApplication
Developed by

Anca Luca, Gabriela Smeria, Sorin Burjan, Stéphane Laurière

Active Installs427
Rating
3 Votes
LicenseGNU Lesser General Public License 2.1

Description

Allows users to create and assign tasks from anywhere on the wiki. Each task has a task number generated automatically, a name, project, description, status, severity, reporter, assignee and a due date. The application homepage lists all the existing tasks.

Application Home Page

To access the application, click on the "Task Manager" link from the Applications panel.

TaskManager Applications.png

 To get started, simply click on "Add New Entry" from the homepage.
TaskManager Home.png

To view a task, click on it.

TaskManager Task.png

Administration section

The application has an administration section. It allows you to add projects and customize the fields used by the application. To visit it go to Global Administration > Other > Task Manager.

Task Manager Administration.png

My Due Tasks Panel

The application has a panel that allows users to easily access their due tasks. 

TaskManager Panel.png

Kanban Board

This application also provides a macro that you can include in a page to have your tasks organized in a Kanban Board.

How can you use it?

Simply, just by writing the following line in a page:

{{kanbanboard space="TaskManager" /}}

Parameters:

  • user [optional, default=$xcontext.userReference] define the user for who tasks are assigned
  • space [optional, default=TaskManager] define the space to look for tasks
  • project [optional, default=] define the project to look for tasks

KanbanBoard.png

Prerequisites & Installation Instructions

Please do not forget to use a user with Programming Rights (Such as the Admin) to import this XAR as some of the pages require to be saved by a user with Programming Rights to work.

You will have to import the Task Manager Application in your wiki. To do so, follow these steps:

  • Click on the "administration" link at the top right corner.
  • Step 1 : Import the application
    • Click on the "import" tab.
    • Upload the Task+Manager+Application-10M1.xar file.
    • Click on its name once you can see it in the list of files available for import.
    • Click on "import" -> the application is now available in your wiki.
  • Step 2 : Now you need to tell the wiki where to find the languages resources.
    • In the administration menu, click on the "Preferences" tab.
    • Click on the "Programming" sub-menu.
    • Scroll in this menu until you can see "Internationalization Document Bundles:" written.
    • In that field, copy-paste the following text : "TasksCode.Translations,"
    • Save the page.
  • Step 3 : setup your Task Panels
    • Go to the http://<server>/xwiki/bin/view/Panels/PanelWizard page
    • Select your favorite layout. You need to have at least one column to use the task panels.
    • Drag & Drop the tasks panels from the panel list in the center to the side column of your choice.
    • Click on "Save the new layout" at the bottom of the page. You're done !
  • Your application is now available on the following page: http://<server>/xwiki/bin/view/Tasks/

Release Notes

v2.5

v2.4.1

v2.4

v2.3

v2.2

v2.1

  • Internationalization of the application
  • Added translations for the French language

v2.0

  • Application completely rewritten using Application Within Minutes feature

Dependencies

Dependencies for this extension (org.xwiki.contrib:application-task 2.5):

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