SlashDock 2.1

Discussion in 'New Mac Application Announcements' started by arn, Jun 22, 2002.

  1. arn
    macrumors god

    arn

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    #1
    SlashDock is a useful "dockling" which provides a pop-up OS X Dock menu with links to the latest news items from your favorite sites.

    These sites include a wide range of general Macintosh news sites (MacRumors.com, MacSlash.org, MacNN.com) as well as general sites (USAToday, CNN)

    This small application sits in your dock and gives a visual cue when new news items appear, and are simply a click-away. Headlines of individual news items are listed under their respective sites, and clicking on them open the items in your web browser.

    SlashDock utilizes the popular RSS xml file format to allow sites to syndicate their content. These files are generated by the individual sites, allowing third-party programs such as SlashDock the ability to promote their headlines.

    If the included sites don't interest you, Slashdock allows you to add other sites by simply providing their respective RSS files. A collection of such sites can be found here.

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    eyelikeart

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    #2
    So do u have a link? I'd like to test it out. One thing I've grown to love about X is the many ways to make it completely user-friendly & resourceful... ;)
     
  3. macrumors 603

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    Hey eye...glad to see you and winky are back in full force! :cool:

    Here is the webpage.
     
  4. macrumors 6502

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    I live and die by this application, I actually talked with the author first hand and gave him some pointers (I like to credit the keeping of the 'Think nerd' icon as my doing, rather than the 'blinky' one, but then again, that's possibly too much credit...:D ) I ahve added alot of my own sites, such as slackersguild.com, and others. Anyhow, i highly suggest everyone d/l it
     
  5. macrumors 68040

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    arn, just wanted to say that I like the new site. I've been using SlashDock for a while and fid it pretty useful.
     
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    McFreggle

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    Yeah I have been using it for I while (since I read about it on MacOSXhints.com), and I must say I luv it!

    Download it!

    k.
     
  7. macrumors 65816

    Royal Pineapple

    #7
    hey the homepag for slashdock has macrumors on it, cool. maby the creator is among us:D :D :D
    prolly not though, prolly just a guest
     
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    krossfyter

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    roy AL wit cheese in the house!

    im going to give this slashdock a try.

    hold on...
     
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    eyelikeart

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    he he he....thanks man...sorry it's taken me about a week to see your reply though...I've been hella busy...but keeping at it as much as I can... ;)

    as for Winky...he he...we've got some plans for him... :D
     
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    mac15

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    #10
    man the app icons is a bit hurtfull
    I'm a border line nerd thing type person, maybe not maybe I don't know
    ah bye
     
  11. macrumors regular

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    thanks!!

    cool little application!!
     

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