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-- Things to Pomodoro App for iPad
-- This script asks Things for the currently selected todos
-- and generates a Pomodoro App for iPad compatible JSON file
-- for you to import in to the app (using Dropbox)
--
-- Created by Thomas on 2011-02-17
-- Inspired by Andreas on 2011-02-17
-- Modified by Andreas on 2011-02-17
-- Original: https://gist.github.com/832075
-- https://gist.github.com/831942
set estimateItems to {}
set JSONresult to ""
set JSONresults to {}
set JSONBeginning to "[\n"
set JSONresult to ""
set JSONresults to {}
set JSONBeginning to "[\n"
set JSONEnd to "]"
set JSONTaskBegin to "\t{\n"
set JSONTaskEstimate to "\t\t\"estimate\":"
set JSONTaskEnd to "\t}\n"
set JSONTaskListEnd to "\t},\n"
set JSONTaskList to "\t\t\"list\":0,\n"
set JSONTaskTitle to "\t\t\"title\":\""
set UserHome to (POSIX path of (path to home folder)) as string
set JSONfilename to UserHome & "Dropbox/Pomodoro/tasks.json" as string
set JSONpattern to UserHome & "Dropbox/Pomodoro/*.json" as string
set clipboardContent to ""
set cmd to ""
set fileCheck to ""
-- this routine displays a dialog where the user can set an estimate amount of pomodoros for each task on the clipboard
tell application "Things"
repeat with aToDo in selected to dos
if (project of aToDo) is not missing value then
set todoDataRow to "" & ¬
(name of project of aToDo) & ": " & ¬
(name of aToDo) & tab
else if (area of aToDo) is not missing value then
set todoDataRow to "" & ¬
(name of area of aToDo) & ": " & ¬
(name of aToDo) & tab
else
set todoDataRow to "" & ¬
(name of aToDo) & tab
end if
set estimateDialog to display dialog "Estimate: " & todoDataRow default answer ¬
"2" buttons {"Cancel", "OK"} default button {"OK"}
if (button returned of estimateDialog is "OK") and (text returned of estimateDialog is not "") then
copy text returned of estimateDialog to the end of estimateItems
else if (button returned of estimateDialog is "OK") and (text returned of estimateDialog is "") then
set amount to "2" -- default estimate is 2
else if (button returned of estimateDialog is "Cancel") then
return
end if
set clipboardContent to clipboardContent & "\n" & todoDataRow
end repeat
end tell
set clipboardContentLines to (count paragraphs of clipboardContent) - 1 -- get count of lines on clipboard
-- now we're stitching everything together
repeat with i from 1 to clipboardContentLines
if i is not equal to clipboardContentLines then -- last item needs to be handled differently. FU JSON!
set end of JSONresults to JSONTaskBegin & ¬
JSONTaskEstimate & (item i of estimateItems) & ",\n" & ¬
JSONTaskList & ¬
JSONTaskTitle & (paragraph i of clipboardContent) & "\"\n" & ¬
JSONTaskListEnd
else
set end of JSONresults to JSONTaskBegin & ¬
JSONTaskEstimate & (item i of estimateItems) & ",\n" & ¬
JSONTaskList & ¬
JSONTaskTitle & (paragraph i of clipboardContent) & "\"\n" & ¬
JSONTaskEnd
end if
end repeat
repeat with i from 1 to clipboardContentLines
set JSONresult to JSONresult & (item i of JSONresults)
end repeat
set JSONresult to JSONBeginning & JSONresult & JSONEnd
-- check whether file exists
try
-- the file exists already. Let's delete it.
set fileCheck to do shell script "/bin/ls " & JSONfilename
if fileCheck is equal to JSONfilename then
set fileMove to "rm " & (quoted form of JSONpattern)
do shell script fileMove
end if
on error
-- apparently there's no tasks.json file yet, so let's create it
do shell script "touch " & (quoted form of JSONfilename)
end try
--return cmd
set cmd to "echo " & (quoted form of JSONresult) & " > " & (quoted form of JSONfilename) -- yeah, i know i suck for not using applescript here.
do shell script cmd
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