There’s no point in being subtle. You must try Mylar. Do it now. Today.
I have to admit that I’ve been meaning to look at Mylar for a long time, but haven’t gotten much further than the demos. I finally took the time to load it in and start getting really familiar.
You have got to look at this.
Mik Kersten did a webinar on the topic last month. I recommend that you watch the webinar, but stop after Mik covers each topic and go and try it out. You won’t be disappointed.
It does require that you change your development style just a little. You have to define and activate a task before you can feel the full benefit. It’s worth it. Plus, it integrates with Bugzilla (and JIRA and Trac) so you can pull tasks right out of there. I’ve been using the Bugzilla integration to guide me through some fixes to the PHP code on the website.
I’ve been using Mylar for about a week now and I still catch myself giggling gleefully every once in a while. Especially when I’m working in that workspace that has 100+ projects in it…