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A Glorified TODO list

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Track prioritized notes with this glorified TODO list.


Use pip to install Backlog.

pip install backlog


Backlog can be invoked from a command-line or imported in Python.


$ backlog --help
Usage: backlog [OPTIONS] COMMAND [ARGS]...

  Manage a Backlog.

  --path PATH  Specify the path to use for the backlog file.
  --version    Show the version and exit.
  --help       Show this message and exit.

  add     Add an entry to the backlog.
  random  Select a random entry from the backlog.
  remove  Remove entries from the backlog.
  show    Show entries in the backlog.
$ backlog add --priority 100 'Pay the water bill'
$ backlog add --priority 200 --note "eggs, bread, milk" 'Buy groceries'
$ backlog add 'Clean out the freezer'
$ backlog show
total 3
Pay the water bill             100
Buy groceries                  200  eggs, bread, milk
Clean out the freezer            0
$ backlog random
Buy groceries
priority: 200
eggs, bread, milk
$ backlog show --pattern bill
total 1
Pay the water bill             100


>>> from backlog import Backlog
>>> help(Backlog)
>>> backlog = Backlog(
...     entries=[
...         Backlog.Entry('Pay the water bill', priority=100),
...         Backlog.Entry('Buy groceries', priority=200, note='eggs, bread, milk'),
...         Backlog.Entry('Clean out the freezer'),
...     ],
... )
>>> backlog.random()
Backlog.Entry(title='Buy groceries', priority=200, note='eggs, bread, milk')
>>> list('bill'))
[Backlog.Entry(title='Pay the water bill', priority=100, note='')]

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