ipod_castA Collaborative Web Reader for watch teams
TypeXAR
Developed byUnknown
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LicenseGNU Lesser General Public License 2.1
Installable with the Extension Manager

Description

A social news reader for enterprise collaborative watch

Features

  • Feed aggregation in the wiki (RSS or Atom). Each fetched article is a wiki page and benefit from all XWiki Enterprise features
  • A dynamic news reader interface, with filtering, sorting, and the possibility to star (flag) articles
  • A dashboard with latest articles reviews (comments or annotations), flagged articles, and an activity stream

Screenshots

Dashboard

readerDashboard1.png
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For a complete, larger picture, click on this link

The Web Reader

Screenshot of the reader stream

Create and Share Press Reviews

Screenshot of the press review creation screen

Application Administration

Screenshot of the reader administration

Tested on

This extension has been tested with the following configurations.

Extension VersionXWiki FlavorNotes
1.0-M-2XWiki Enterprise 2.6+
1.0-RC-1XWiki Enterprise 6.0.1

Prerequisites & Installation Instructions

We recommend using the Extension Manager to install this extension (Make sure that the text "Installable with the Extension Manager" is displayed at the top right location on this page to know if this extension can be installed with the Extension Manager).

You can also use the following manual method, which is useful if this extension cannot be installed with the Extension Manager or if you're using an old version of XWiki that doesn't have the Extension Manager:

  1. Log in the wiki with a user having Administration rights
  2. Go to the Administration page and select the Import category
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions to upload the downloaded XAR
  4. Click on the uploaded XAR and follow the instructions
  • Add ReaderCode.Translations, XWiki.TimeMacro as translation resource bundles (In the "Programming" administration section of your wiki)
  • Go the Scheduler home page and click schedule for the "Reader Feed Loader" job This step will not be mandatory starting with XE 2.6.1 and XE 2.7

Release Notes

v1.0-rc-2

  • Closed XAREADER-4 Missing translations from the Web Reader's livetable
  • Closed XAREADER-3 The Reader Application doesn't have an Application panel entry, called 'Reader'

v1.0-rc-1

  • Add some programming rights check objects to ease install (especially on farms)
  • Fix deprecations for recent versions of XWiki

v1.0-milestone-3

  • New feature : Create and share press reviews
  • New feature : Administration UI
  • Improvement : Support for several XWiki Reader spaces in the same XWiki instance
  • Improvement : New Color theme dedicated to the reader space
  • A lot of bugs fixed

See all commits : https://github.com/jvelo/xwiki-reader/commits/master

v1.0-milestone-2

  • New support for OPML Import : import your subscriptions from other RSS services, like Google Reader (known issue : it will work properly only starting with XE 2.6.1 or XE 2.7-RC1)
  • Source creation improvments : automatically tries to retrieve source title from URL, and new option to force loading of a feed upon creation (on by default)
  • Revamp of the Web Reader UI : no more checkbox to indicates when an article is read or not, it's now differentiated using font weight. Now the reader also displays the feed name before the article title
  • Improved dashboard layout the activity stream will flow just after the recent reviews, in order to avoid unbalanced columns
  • Other fixes and improvments

Dependencies

  • org.xwiki.contrib:xwiki-macro-reviews 1.2
Tags: RSS social watch
Created by Jerome Velociter on 2010/11/25 18:51
    

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