25th October 2005 · Last updated: 9th December 2011
Choose a version of the demo
- Beta 9 - 28th July 2006
- Beta 8 - 20th March 2006
- Beta 7.1 - 24th February 2006
- Beta 7 - 16th January 2006
- Beta 6 - 5th December 2005
- Beta 5 - 22nd November 2005
- Beta 4 - 17th November 2005
- Beta 3 - 11th November 2005
- Beta 2 - 31st October 2005
- Beta 1 - 25th October 2005
Or you can view the Changelog to see what's new.
Browser Support (Beta 1)
Tested on Windows XP SP2.
- Opera 8.50 - works
- Firefox 1.07 - works
- Internet Explorer 6 - works
There are some differences in the design, which is far from finished. I plan to hopefully improve that later on.
It's still similar to how it looked in the original Slayeroffice demo.
Comments are locked on this topic. Thanks to everyone who posted a comment.
I'm interested in seeing where you go with this, Mr. Hester. Keep me posted :)
Posted on 25 October 2005 at 11:58 pm ¶
Nice indeed. I've never actually used the search features for bookmarks in FF, but damnit if I don't have a massive number of bookmarks (which I hardly ever actually use...perhaps this method would motivate me to use them).
Something which you should implement is when searching for a single character, you should make the results beginning with that character appear first rather than just the words higher in alphebetical order that include that letter. I'm sure that you must have thought of this, but seeing that this is still in its early stages of development, haven't gotten around to adding it yet. Good work though.
Posted on 26 October 2005 at 1:17 am ¶
- Chris Hester:
You're right to bring up the single character idea. It actually worked that way in the original Slayeroffice demo. That has a tick box to switch from that mode to the way my version works, but it had a bug in it. I thought it was better by taking out the tick box altogether, but later I realised it meant you could no longer list the bookmarks alphabetically. Oops. Perhaps it needs a group of A-Z letters that restore this function.
Posted on 26 October 2005 at 9:17 am ¶
Tip: Maybe you could switch the category list to the left side and the bookmarks list to the right. I (and most other Europeans and Americans) read from left to right.
It also reminds me of de.licio.us direc.tor --> http://johnvey.com/features/deliciousdirector/
Posted on 27 October 2005 at 10:01 am ¶
- Antonio Orlando:
Posted on 24 November 2005 at 2:47 pm ¶
- Tom Stewart:
I've read your disclaimer and your copyright information. I was wondering if you'd grant me permission to use JACOB on a closed Intranet run by the U.S. Postal Service. Under what license (if any) is JACOB avaialable? - Thanks!
Posted on 13 February 2006 at 5:02 pm ¶
- Chris Hester:
JACOB is released under the same Creative Commons licence as the original demo it is based on. (There's a link in the credits.) This means you are free to use it and rework it as stated in the licence, provided a link back to the site here is shown.
THE ONLY PROBLEM IS THAT IT ISN'T FINISHED!
I'm stuck right now as I need a way to open and save the bookmarks. I might have to cancel the whole demo if no way can be found. Or rewrite it in another form. (Server-side perhaps?)
Anyway, feel free to use JACOB as you wish, where you wish, but study the licence first. Thanks for the interest Tom!
Posted on 14 February 2006 at 9:10 am ¶
- Tom Stewart:
Actually, JACOB can be used differently. I was thinking of a drill-down select list for a personnel management application.
For example, the postal service employees temporary workers to fill in for temporary/permanently disabled employees on limited/light duty. I was thinking of using JACOB to help the user find the "best fit" temporary via the drill-down.
Thanks for the okay. I'll study the license.
Posted on 15 February 2006 at 1:32 pm ¶