I didn’t make this but am sharing because it looks nice.

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~~I made Birday because I have 0 memory, I don’t use FB that much and I missed some birthday specific features on Google Calendar. There are other apps to do almost the same things, but Birday offers more in terms of design, optimizations and quality, without useless trash.

FEATURES: - Open source, the code is available on GitHub

Free, ad-free, no in app purchases A lot of customization options A fresh and clean material design with animated elements Just 4 MB of storage needed Import birthdays from Google, export and import a Birday backup Statistics, quick app shortcuts and a minimal widget Quick search, notification at a given hour and option for an additional notification up to 7 days before the event

Give it a shot, I’d really appreciate a review or a feedback. I’d also appreciate a translation or a contribution to the code!

Download: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.minar.birday

Source Code: https://github.com/m-i-n-a-r/birday ~~

Future Me
41Y

To me, it’s an annoyance of growing up: Suddenly, I have to keep track on birthday dates, and congratulate on time… It’s quite ridiculous when I think about it.

@ajz
61Y

Agreed with the latter. And as with many things you have a choice. One choice is to ignore birthdays, don’t congratulate people for being one year older, don’t buy birthday presents because you feel you have to. Just focus on making every day a little bit of a party. Surprise others with presents whenever you feel like, not just once a year.

@ray
creator
21Y

Out of curiosity how many birthdays do you feel obligated to keep track of? I pop a lot of birthdays into my contacts list on the phone so they show up on calendar but generally I only need to care about 5 or 10 birthdays of close friends and family.

Future Me
21Y

Same for me. Still, I have to make an effort (create a system) to remember birthdays.

@wraptile
banned
31Y

There’s also Monica

Future Me
1
edit-2
1Y

This is absolutely hilarious, thanks for sharing. I’ll keep track of this. It’s a bit unfortunate that its not a local app though.

@ray
creator
11Y

Do they have an Android app yet? I loved their site but the lack of mobile app really was an deal breaker for me

@wraptile
banned
11Y

There was an app but it was deprecated in favor of web-client AFAIK https://github.com/monicahq/chandler

I’ve been using it daily with Hermit and it works as well as any native app ever did!

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