The World’s Most Satisfying Checkbox
As a proprietor of CodePen, I’ve seen, definitely, thousands of customized checkboxes, some classy and modern, some classy from trends gone by, some fun, some (whimsically) frustrating, and some clever twists.
I started with (Not Boring) Habits and, as expected, I love it.
Let me strip off the sugarcoating and share a little secret about habit tracker apps: they’re little more than a glorified checkbox. The interaction is simple: every day you open the app and hit the checkbox to record a completed habit.
So it’s an app with a daily checkbox.
I made my habit “Sweat”. Something I want to do every day. But I kept it vague. I’m back on my CrossFit thing so maybe it’s that. Maybe it’s a long walk in the summer sun. Maybe it’s getting on a Peloton thing. Whatever. I just wanna sweat. And so:
Hot damn, that is a satisfying checkbox. The world’s most, perhaps.
The app also comes with a widget that looks great.