Coffee Break is an extension of Microsoft's Visual Studio Code for efficient meeting minutes management. It covers the following main functionalities
You can store your notes on any cloud filesystem (Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.) and have them available everywhere.
Coffee Break is also ready for a multi-user collaboration over a shared folder.
You can find full documentation at meetcoffeebreak.net
Write your notes in Markdown and store them in .md files. For more information on Markdown, please visit Markdown Guide
To see your note rendered as HTML, simply use the Markdown Preview functionality of VS Code.
Basic Coffee Break functionality
Coffee Break adds the tools needed for taking meeting minutes in Markdown, namely
Coffee Break also gives you an overview of all actions in a dedicated side panel. Tasks are grouped by Notebook and Owner. Task's icon reflect its due date.
You can also filter the tasks by:
Coffee Break can operate in one of two modes
Choose the multi-notebook setting when dealing with a more complex scenarios, e.g. create a workspace for all your work notes and add folders for individual projects.
Note: When switching from a single notebook setup to multi notebook, your configuration will not be migrated. It is however stored as JSON and it is very easy to manually move the settings from the .vscode/settings.json file to the appropriate *.code-workspace file.
For more information see Configuration
Coffee Break has been prepared for synchronization to an external task manager. Currently, the following sync plugins are available:
To run sync, simply press Shift-Ctrl-P (Shift-Cmd-P on Mac) and select the "Coffee Break: Synchronize with external task manager" command.
After successful sync, links to the external tasks should appear in your notes, e.g.
External sync configuration
There are three things to keep in mind when using the external sync: