Let's take a quick tour at the different views of the Routine app.
The dashboard is powerful because it can be opened from anywhere on your desktop through the
At any time (even during meetings 😉), you can check your upcoming events and tasks for the day but also use the
The Today screen’s purpose is to force you to concentrate on what matters right now, the upcoming events, the tasks you've decided to complete today etc.
This is the most central screen of the application, the one you should be referring to the most when in execution mode. See
The Planner screen combines both your tasks and events through a weekly visualization.
The tasks for which you have not set a specific date are displayed on the left-hand side along with the events & task allocations of the weeks from all your calendars. Under each day are listed the tasks you have scheduled for that specific day.
You can read more about how to plan your work through
The Inbox is a view that comes from the GTD methodology.
The idea is that everything you need to remember should be stored in a reliable system instead of staying on your mind.
On the app, everything you capture through the
From time to time,
The Upcoming view contains all the tasks that have been scheduled for later. In other words, this screen offers a glance into the future when it comes to tasks (not events).
The Journal provides a history of your past activity with events you attended, tasks you completed, pages and people you archived.
This screen is particularly useful to review what took place on a particular day, such as notes you took for a specific meeting.
The journal also allows for restoring tasks or pages that you may have archived by mistake.
The Pages view allows you to organize long-term information without being forced to treat that information as a list of todos.
Pages are similar to what notes taking apps (Evernote, Bear etc.) provide but with a modern approach allowing to:
- Embed media-rich content (videos, images etc.)
- Turn non-actionable information (e.g text) into a task
You can use pages to organize a trip, to list your favorite movies, to plan the renovation of your house etc.
The Settings view is quite straightforward, allowing you to change the