Just a short follow up.
Well, I had posted before about my frustrations and the many flaws of google Reader. (I was not alone.) And lo! My prayers were answered with just a short search to find other readers.
Right now, I’m using feedly, a feed reader with a more newspaper like feel– if that’s what you’re into. And it pretty much delivers everything I’ve asked for in a reader. I won’t go into detail here, but two important points:
1.) It imports everything straight from google reader, so no harm no foul.
2.) The API looks robust enough for everything from skinning to “plug-in” modules.
Delicious and some neat sharing and comment features are also there! I’ve only been using it for a couple days and I’m still un-readering some of my habits to see if there’s something else I’m missing here. I’m johnsnavely if you’d like to follow or ping me on feedly.
Feedly is a firefox plugin. I’ve been hitting more and more of these. They are pretty useful. For example, the above image is made with abduction, a plugin which allows you to save any webpage as an image…