jwenck wrote:I would like to know about the additional features in the pro/advanced versions.
These are some of the features scheduled for the Advanced and Professional Editions:
(*) Channels can be updated more frequently than once per hour.
(*) Unlimited number of channels.
(*) A new feature in the next beta is "channel hooks". These let you do things such as send out emails/SMS/IM messages when new items arrive, have floating windows on your desktop that shows the current feed for a channel, have an icon in the system tray dedicated to a single channel, display graphical data in feeds (e.g. sales data from a database), etc. The free Personal Edition will have these but you will be limited to having a small number of them; the Advanced/Pro Editions will let you have as many as you want.
(*) The ability to store feed items in a database, which will be searchable. The Personal Edition will contain a limited version of this functionality.
(*) The ability to organize channels in the My Channels window. The Personal Edition will contain a limited version of this functionality.
(*) The ability to export channel feeds. I'm working with someone right now to make this feature work well for PDA's i.e. you can export your unread items to a PDA and read them on the train to work, for example. The Personal Edition will let you do this but the Advanced Edition will allow you to export in a variety of different formats.
(*) Awasu will be deployable as a client-server application. Companies will be able to set up in-house RSS feeds and publish them to clients running on employees' desktops.
(*) Security. Administrators will be able to control who is allowed to see which feeds.
(*) A user's configuration information will be stored in the registry, allowing for roaming profiles.
(*) The ability for servers to push updates to clients instead of clients repeatedly having to pull them.
This list will probably change as people make suggestions but the Advanced Edition is going to be way cool
There's quite a bit more but I don't want to give too much away just now
jwenck wrote:A suggestion would be to implement a few mouse gestures. I would like to have one for making the item list reappear after finishing reading an item.
I love mouse gestures but I also love not having to re-invent the wheel
This is a great program: http://www.tcbmi.com/strokeit/
jwenck wrote:Why might Add-to-readme and Mark-as-unread be always unavailable (greyed out) in my context menu?
You must have an item selected for these options to be enabled. Click on
the text for the item and it will become highlighted and these options will be enabled.