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Google calendar

Using a calendar like Google Calendar to view tasks and their due dates for your projects is a great way to view tasks which need your attention on any given day.

It is a great get way to get organized and prioritize your project work and not miss deadlines. Google Calendar is one of the most popular and versatile calendars in the market today.

It is trusted and used by millions of people all over the world.

A great benefit of Google calendar is that lets you get email and SMS notification before a task is due. You can set the exact time you would like to get notifications.  

That is why we have integrated our project management application with Google Calendar.

Even though we will have our own calendar soon,  we will always have google integration in our project management application and other application we will do in the future.

You can choose to sync your task management page in Binfire with Google calendar.

To do so, click on the three-dot (…) icon on top of the task list and choose sync with Google Calendar.

You are taken to Google pages to give permission for syncing your tasks with Google calendar. After you give permissions all you task’s dues dates show on your Google Calendar.

Please note you need a google account to be able to do this.   

When tasks have been synced with calendar all tasks and their due dates are shown on the calendar as horizontal bars.

As a side benefit, Google enables you to get reminders/notifications from the calendar when tasks are due soon. This works on all devices that you have Google applications running (PC, smartphones, and tablets). You can set the app calendar to send you notification any time prior the task’s due date. This is a great feature which makes tracking your tasks easier and eliminates forgetting your tasks or missing deadlines.

Sync with Google Calendar

When logged into Binfire go to the tasks page in each project, there you can find the controls for connecting and syncing your task page with Google. Click on the “…” control on the left column. A menu opens. One of the options in this menu is called “Sync with Google Calendar”.

Select Sync with Google calendar, you are taken to Google site to give permission to sync both applications. After you give your permission, all your tasks are shown and synced in the calendar.

In addition to the Google Calendar, Binfire has integrated with Google Drive and Google Docs. You can bring all files from Google drive to your projects and attach them to tasks, bugs, messages or comments. We have plans to add more Google integration in the future.

We have plans to add more Google integration in the future. We are working very hard to integrate Binfire with every Google applications which help our users to do their job more efficiently.

In the near future, we will have Gmail integration followed by GSuite and Google Hangouts.

We are also adding our own workspace and project-specific calendars. In the workspace calendar, all tasks, bugs, and, vacation, holidays, and events which are shown.

In the project calendar, only tasks, bugs and holidays associated with that project are shown. You can filter the calendar per user, per project, and per category.

We love to hear from our customers which applications they would like us to integrate with.

In addition to Google Drive and Calendar, we plan to do more Google integration like Gmail etc.

We have also DropBox integration. What do you think is more important, an accounting pages, a CRM or a communication app like Slack.

Dan Smiljanić

Dan is a practitioner of project management and our resident geek. With a background in computer science, Dan is the lead product tester at Binfire. When Dan not writing code, you will probably find him cycling and hiking with friends.

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