WhenDidI - Event Logger

WhenDidI - Event Logger

100 - 500 downloads

Pros
  • Ease of use
  • Stats
  • Reminders
Cons
  • Nothing special
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Expert's Review
5.0
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"Quantifying myself"

Reviewed by / Oct 16, 2012

WhenDidI is an event logger that allows users to track their activities

WhenDidI Full version allows users to add unlimited events.

WhenDidI is a really useful people for both organized people and scatterbrains. On one hand, organized people that use to write down the events they attended or other activities will have a handy and faster logger. On the other hand, chaotic scatterbrains, will have a tool to get into a new tracking mood with no efforts: no need to bring a notebook or agenda with you, all you need is on your Android device.

WhenDidI fulfill a need: the need to know when we did a specific action like haircut, gas tank filling or even last pet vet visit. Tracking yourself is the best way to be efficient and don't forget stuff. This app can help you with that, thanks to its simplicity and user-friendly interface.

There are some default categories like jogging, petrol, work lunch or cross trainer. However, you can add as many as you want. You're just two taps away from adding a new entry to that category. Select the category and "add" it. There's a category counter and a log of entries with date and details.

Besides categories you can also add measurements and events you've to attend. As you add new events a chart will be generated with your personal performance.

Fast and easy. No more excuse to put some order in your life.

Tags: track logger 4 juegos, event logger, when did i, device event logger, whendidi.

Developer's original description available here
WhenDidI is a powerful fully configurable personnel events tracker. It has a modern Holo interface with widget support, backup capabilities to your local SD card and Dropbox, and full range of functions to easily manage and analyse your events. You can even send your events list by email through the Androids share facility.

Here's what the press say.

** Reviews **
"I also like the app’s simple and easy to use user interface"
http://www.androidauthority.com/whendidi-lite-app-review-134857/

"Fast and easy. No more excuse to put some order in your life."
http://www.appszoom.com/android_applications/productivity/whendidi-event-logger_cttlk.html

"All in all, if you are the type of person who likes keeping a good record of life, then WhenDidI is the app for you."
http://www.droidappoftheday.com/2012/09/whendidi.html?m=0

Some examples on what you could set up WhenDidI to track are

- How many calories you consumed
- How many pints of alcohol drank
- Cost of lunch per day
- When you last feed the baby
- Time spent in the gym

WhenDidI has a number of activities to help organise, manage, view and analyse your events, and are accessible from the main screen.

CATEGORIES
Each event you enter belongs to a particular category. You manage all your categoriesi here. Note, to edit a category long press on it. To view the events for a category click on it.

EVENTS
Manage and view the all the events you entered here. Events can be added, deleted and modified.

STATISTICS
Gathers statistics for an event category. Shows daily, weekly, monthly averages and totals for quantities and cost. Note, long clicking on a row brings up more details about that particular period.

SUMMARIES
Shows summary information for an event category such as the cost and quantity averages, totals and the largest and smallest values. Days since you last did that event and the average time between events.

MEASUREMENTS
You can add and define new measurements here. These are used for events that collect quantity information. Note, that time is considered to be a quantity.

CHARTS
This activity shows similar information to the statistics activity, but in graphical format. The latest events are shown first and you can scroll to older events.

QUICK LINKS
Quick links are short cuts to functions that you use often, such as adding an event, viewing the monthly list of a particular category. To add a quick link, click on the star icon on the top bar when you in the activity or view. It will be automatically added to the quick links list on the main screen. Long press on quick link to delete or modify the description.

If you want the activities tab to appear before the quick links tab, to mimic the older versions of whendidi, you do so from the settings option tab order.

** Features **
Fully customizable
Unlimited Topics
Unlimited Measurements
Can add notes to events
Statistics on your events
Share your events via email as csv attachment
Holo look on 2.2 android phones
Multiple home screen widgets
Backup to local SD storage and Dropbox
Graphical view of your events with charts

** Stopwatch Integration **
Our sister app, Watson Stopwatches and Timers integrates with WhenDidI. Watson contains multiple stopwatches, which you can set up to publish to WhenDidI.

** Required Permissions **
Write external Storage - this is needed to backup your data to your internal SD card
Internet - for saving to Dropbox and crash reporting

** Upgrading from Trial Version **
When upgrading to the full version, you can transfer your data using the following steps.

1. On the main screen of the Lite version version, click on the menu.
2. Press on backup local.
3. You data will be stored in local storage.
4. Start the full version of WhenDidI.
5. Click on the menu and press backup local.
6. Click on restore local (be careful not to click on backup local)
7. The full version of WhenDidI should now have the data you gathered with the Trial version.

Recently changed in this version

Displays elapsed time in minutes, hours in Categories view.

Auto backup to local storage at midnight. Settings->Backup->Auto local backup

When adding an event, can use the previous event time of day. Settings->Events->Prefill Event Time

Quicks Links for adding events, can now define the time of day, quantity and price.

Input screens are now scrollable, which makes them easier to use on small screens.

Note: WAKELOCK permission required to wake device at midnight to perform backup.


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Comments and ratings for WhenDidI - Event Logger
  • (72)

    by Jacquelyn Hawkins on 27/05/2014

    Thanks so much to developer for fixing the scrolling issue. Wonderful app it has so many uses

  • (72)

    by Graham McLaughlin on 19/01/2014

    This is a simple yet clever app which a great amount of flexibility. I'm using it to track a while variety of things that I do. The ui is basic and functional, lots of configurable attributes and it has backup and restore which is essential. I really like it.

  • (72)

    by Anita Woodruff on 01/12/2013

    I am impressed to receive a reply to my previous comment within a few hours, promising to look into my suggestions for improvements. I am upping my review to 4* because of this and the fact that the user interface, while it still needs work, is much better tbf since the last update, since you can now go directly from the category editor to adding events by tapping a category. Good work guys :-)