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Introduction to the Project2:20 with Alena Holligan
In this course we'll create a time tracker to keep track of the time spent on projects. In this video we'll take a look at the finished application.
In this course, 0:00 we'll create a time tracker to keep track of the time spent on projects. 0:01 These projects could be personal projects like you're learning or 0:05 doing here at Tree House, business projects that you're getting paid for, or 0:08 charity projects where you're volunteering your time to build your portfolio. 0:12 But no matter which type of project you're working on, 0:17 it can be helpful to keep track of the time you're spending. 0:19 Let's take a look at the finished application. 0:23 The home page of our Time Tracker app gives us three options, Add Task, 0:26 Add Project, and View Report. 0:31 When we click Add Task, 0:34 we're taken to a form where we must fill out all the required information. 0:36 The projects are populated in a drop-down, and 0:40 our date field requires a valid date and format. 0:43 Once our time is added were taken to a task list page where we can add a new 0:53 task, select a task to edit, Or delete a task. 0:57 We can also access this page through the navigation 1:06 at the top by clicking on Tasks. 1:08 When we click Projects in the navigation, were taken to a project list page 1:11 where we can add a new project, choose a project to edit, or delete a project. 1:16 When we choose Add Project, 1:21 were taken to a project page where we must fill out the required information. 1:22 Finally, in the navigation, we have Reports. 1:30 This takes us to a page that gives us a report for our time and allows us to 1:33 choose different filters for the report based on Category, Project, and Date. 1:38 This is a fairly basic application and 1:47 there are many more features that you can add, but you can start using it right away 1:49 to track the time that you're spending learning to program. 1:53 As you use the application, you'll think of more features that you'd like to have. 1:57 Adding those features is a great way to learn. 2:01 To give you a head start, 2:04 I've provided the shell of the project including CSS styles and forms. 2:05 I've also included a SQLite database with all the tables and 2:09 fields that you'll need, as well as some initial test data. 2:13 So let's get started connecting all those pieces together. 2:16
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