What is the pomodoro timer?
The Pomodoro timer is a well-known productivity interval that has been shown to improve your productivity. It gives you a prescribed interval of 25 minutes of work followed by a 5-minute break. After 4 work intervals, there is a 15-minute break.
In these days we are experimenting with this technique, because the interrupt by customer mails, requirements on multiple projects, interaction with colleagues and other disturbances are beyond the normal bounds. We need to reorganize our work (working day) and it seems that this is one of the possibilities.
We are google-ing/ finding the best app for our need, but sometimes is the best to create the own one. Here is our solution … is really simple, no settings. Every interval starts every half an hour (e.g. 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30…). It contains only activate/deactivate button and task bar notification by synthetic voice (hint: library System.Speech).