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Burnout...

I started coding on a project I call KPahina. It's my try at creating a GUI based application which basically allows you to blog offline, and upload the contents of the journal to an external file and perhaps a remote location. Maybe, when I have the time, I might learn the Blogger API as well as the livejournal API, and allow users to upload the contents to their existing blog.

I am currently creating the framework, and a commandline tool for interfacing with a local database (either a normal file with XML formatting, or a BerkeleyDB backend). I'm implementing it in C++ because well, I like C++ a lot and I feel comfortable working with C++.

I am planning on applying for a project at sourceforge for the hosting of the sources as well as help with bug tracking and bug squashing. I don't have the resources to get my own website yet, so I will just hope that sourceforge allows the project to be hosted there.

I got the inspiration to writing the thing due to a discussion about Personal Information Managment (PIM) at the Plug-Misc Mailing List. I'm thinking of a tool which will allow me to map entries to a calendar, be it as simple as TODO tasks, or as complex as code snippets and CVS history dumps for the day.

I just also have always wanted a doogie-houser-md-killer-journal-app which I can claim that I wrote. Although I'm still contemplating on whether to do it in ncurses too, which will use a command-line log entry tool which is currently underway, I certainly hope it would be useful to other people aside from myself too.

(Currently looking for an escape because the burnout of hacking at a single thing for more than 8 hours a day is slowly taking its toll.)

Chill...

Comments

  1. Re: blogging from a non-web interface

    see w.bloggar

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  2. Now I can post comments!

    Yeah, I have read about people using w.bloggar before =) Anyhow, just keep us updated about Kpahina ;)

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  3. Learn Emacs and build your blogging application on top of it instead. ;) Or just tweak Planner. By the way, we _can_ automatically do CVS version dumps for the day (and subversion, and TLA, and other weird things). Don't think of it as learning Emacs; think of it as learning PlannerMode... ;)

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  4. Hey, Dean!

    I learned Emacs through Planner Mode ;)

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