Jesse recommends Listacular which supports TaskPaper format. It is another text file-based task app that syncs with Dropbox. It is much simpler than TaskPaper. There are a few additions:
In addition to the use of a
- for checkboxes, you can prepend a task with
* for a standard list bullet.
In addition to
@due you can use
@remind if you specifically want to set an alert. However, for both you need to set a time (e.g., 16:00 for 4pm) in addition to a date in YYYY-MM-DD format. For example, if I want to set an alert for 6pm today, I'd write
The downside of Listacular is that it doesn't support TaskPaper's powerful search query language. You can't pull up a specific project or sort by tags. I will try it out. I would prefer to stick with TaskPaper, but I assume that as iOS development continues, it will eventually break.