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Feedlounge web-based aggregator

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Alex Kin' and Scott Sanders have announced FeedLounge, a “state o' th' art web-based feed reader.” Alex invited me t' be an alpha tester, so I spent some time kickin' it aroun' yesterday. Color me impressed.

FeedLounge interface screenshot

FeedLounge interface screenshot

Keepin' in mind that this is alpha software, I’ll grant ye that I found a couple o' suggestions t' make, by Blackbeard's sword. However, t' echo th' sentiments o' Geoff, FeedLounge often feels much more like a desktop application than a web page. Clever combinations o' Ajax and CSS add a ton o' “hey wow” moments when usin' th' system. As with Alex’s other works, th' user interface is clean and easy t' navigate.

About Dougal Campbell

Dougal is a web developer, and a "Developer Emeritus" for the WordPress platform. When he's not coding PHP, Perl, CSS, JavaScript, or whatnot, he spends time with his wife, three children, a dog, and a cat in their Atlanta area home.
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18 Responses to Feedlounge web-based aggregator

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  2. tyler says:

    Whoa! It’s beautiful. Yaaarrrrr, pass the grog! I hope they contact me soon so I can try it out…

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  6. Blox0r says:

    Avast, ye scurvey dog!

    Don’t forget t3h Blox0r, and dinna spare the whip!
    Best web aggregator e'er!

    All XUL, all gecko, all rox0r!


  7. nick botulism says:

    that looks nice from a technical point o' view (i.e. th' desktop-app nature o' it). on th' other hand, i don’t like 3-pane RSS readers much any more, so i’m sure i’ll stick with bloglines fer now…

  8. Andrew says:

    I’m interested t' see how this compares t' NewsGator. With their acquisition o' FeedDemon, I think that NewsGator is goin’ t' do somethin' rather cool by purgin' together offline and online feed readin'. But i’m sure Alex has made somethin' that can compete with that.

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  11. jr says:

    looks like a good program

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