Time Cockpit Blog

Architects call the central idea or concept of a building "parti". You can think of parti as the big idea behind an architectural design. Without a parti, agile and iterative development can quickly ruin your software's architectural design. Read more about the concept of the parti and how it translates to software.  Read more ...


This month we have added a much requested feature to the HTML5 time tracking calendar: creating new time sheet entries with drag & drop.  Read more ...


If you want to import a single Excel or CSV file, time cockpit's Importer Module probably offers exactly what you need. However, you might need to regularly import multiple files depending on each other (e.g. projects and customers where each project row contains a reference to a customer row). Wouldn't it be nice to have this import automated so you can trigger it with a single click? This is possible using time cockpit's scripting language.  Read more ...


Granted, time tracking is not one of our customers' favorite tasks. However, it has to be done for accounting, because of legal obligations, etc. But does it have to be like this? Is it possible to differentiate from ones competition with an outstanding time tracking organization and software? Our partner softaware believes in that and has built a "Software Diary". It uses time cockpit behind the scenes.  Read more ...


May has been the second month in a row where we focused our development efforts predominantly on the new HTML5 time tracking calendar. We think the calendar has reached a state where it provides real value even for productive time booking. Give it a try, we would love to hear your feedback.  Read more ...


In last month’s blog article I described how to import data from Visual Studio Online into time cockpit. In contrast to the usual pull approach, I showed how to import data into time cockpit with Webhooks using a push approach. In this article I want to talk about how to integrate on premise systems like Microsoft Dynamics Navision or CRM with time cockpit using Hybrid Connections.  Read more ...


A week ago we hosted the Austrian event of the Global Azure Bootcamp. It was a great day. We could welcome 91 attendees which is +40% compared to last year. Many people asked for the session slides. Here are the links to all the slides decks that the GAB speakers sent to me.  Read more ...


This month we have focused mainly on the new HTML5 time tracking calendar and we are happy that we can provide a first version that allows you to view time sheet entries colored by formatting profile and to add, edit and delete time sheet entries.  Read more ...


Like most people, I have often been struggling with my email inbox. From time to time I tried to catch up with inbox but within days I reached the same mess as before. Finally, the book "Getting Things Done" by David Allen was the trigger to change my habits. There was one advice that changed my way of working: Free your mind and collect everything externally.  Read more ...


While Microsoft will support Silverlight until 2021, Google will remove support already this year. If you want to use Silverlight in the new release of Google Chrome (v42), you have to enable it. In this blog article we describe how this can be done.  Read more ...