MeetingBar

A menu bar macOS app for calendar meetings

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It started as the idea of ​​having a handy tool for personal use. There was no commercial purpose, so I made it open source and now this project actively growing with support of open source community.

October 5, 2020 Published in AppStore

After two days of subsission review, successfuly pass the review process!

Results of the first two days:

  • 40+ downloads from AppStore
  • #58 in AppStore Productivity
  • Updated github page and site

Now for some reason there is a problem with the display of promotional text.

September 2020 Signed and notarized

After more than half a year of development, I decided to join apple development programs and sign the application!

Now users will be able to install the application without unnecessary fears and warnings from Apple!

And I have a long way to review and publish the app in the AppStore!

July 30, 2020 #1 on HackerNews

I prepared a site for the application and decided to try to publish it on hacker news. He was very warmly welcomed!

He soared to first place in the overall top, and then stayed in the top 20 shows for a few more days.

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23991111

May 2020 ProductHunt launch

I built the first version, published it on GitHub. Then I prepared the information, published it on ProductHunt and went to bed.

What was my surprise when in the morning I saw 250 upvotes and almost one and a half thousand downloads!
And a bug report, that some users did not start the application, so quickly released a bugfix.

https://www.producthunt.com/posts/meetingbar

May 7, 2020 Publish project on GitHub

And create a very big initial commit :)
It was already very convenient and useful for me.
From that moment on, I started preparing the project for the state so that other users could use it.

https://github.com/leits/MeetingBar/commit/80f5d54c4a92a96ae51c0640396667b85bf9c002

February 2020 Start working on idea

With a large number of meetings, it is very convenient to keep them in front of your eyes. I tried to use various applications from AppStore, but they were inconvenient and sometimes were completely abandoned. (or unreasonably expensive like meeter)

So I wrote the application from scratch using swift

It started as the idea of ​​having a handy tool for personal use. There was no commercial purpose, so I made it open source and now this project actively growing with support of open source community.