Does it ever happen to you that you go to work in the morning, look at the screen and then ask yourself : What the heck was I working on?? Happens to me all the time. Maybe I was in the middle of debugging some code the previous day, or writing a unit-test or finishing up the implementation of a class or going through existing code to understand what it’s doing or something else. Given the detailed nature of software development, it’s sometimes hard to remember where you left off and from where you need to pick things up again.
Below is an approach that’s worked quite well for me:
I write myself a little MS Outlook note and put right in the middle of the screen. Simple, but very effective!