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adx - addressbook.xml: 1.06 released

adx is a minimalistic but massively web enabled address book running completely in web browser.
Supported: Skype, Twitter, Flickr, Delicious, Facebook, LinkedIn, hCard (Microformats), instant messengers, etc.
How it works: XML + XSLT = HTML in your web browser.

1.06 (2014-08-31):
- added simple boundary checks for year, month and day in birthdays
- added dynamic tag 'adx:Birthday' which is applied to each contact the birthday is near
- Improved visibility of selected tag: solid tag border (Known issue in Firefox: not working as change cssRule via selectorText not supported)
- Improved web site accessibility by adding labels and autofocus attribute... read more

Posted by Thomas Bartensud 2014-08-31

adx - addressbook.xml: 1.05 released

adx is a minimalistic but massively web enabled address book running completely in web browser.
Supported: Skype, Twitter, Flickr, Delicious, Facebook, LinkedIn, hCard (Microformats), instant messengers, etc.
How it works: XML + XSLT = HTML in your web browser.

1.05 (2012-04-23, released on 2013-10-23):
- Enhanced support for partially known birthday values of YYYY-MM-DD (supported: year only, month and date only)
- demo file addressbook.xml: switched to UTF-8 for a more international usage (and added example contacts with non ISO-8859-1 characters)... read more

Posted by Thomas Bartensud 2013-10-22

adx - addressbook.xml: Moved sources from svn to git

Moved source code repository for adx from Subversion to git.
Subversion repository on Sourceforge was removed and is not available any more.

For more infos about new git repository of adx see https://sourceforge.net/p/adx/code/

Posted by Thomas Bartensud 2013-10-22

adx - addressbook.xml: 1.04 released

adx is a minimalistic but massively web enabled address book running completely in web browser.
Supported: Skype, Twitter, Flickr, Delicious, Facebook, LinkedIn, hCard (Microformats), instant messengers, etc.
How it works: XML + XSLT = HTML in your web browser.

1.04 (2012-04-21):
- Introduced adjustable map service for geo coordinates (longitude, latitude). See variable 'map_geo_href' in user settings section. Supported map services: Google Maps (default), Open Street Map, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps... read more

Posted by Thomas Bartensud 2012-04-21

adx - addressbook.xml: 1.03 released

adx is a minimalistic but massively web enabled address book running completely in web browser.
Supported: Skype, Twitter, Flickr, Delicious, Facebook, LinkedIn, hCard (Microformats), instant messengers, etc.
How it works: XML + XSLT = HTML in your web browser.

adx 1.03 (2011-01-23):
Main change: adx supports now photos for each contact. A photo can be added as URL or embedded via data URI scheme. Added photos are detectable via hCard (Microformat)
Changelog:
- enhancement: photo support for hCard/vCard (e.g. as URL or data URI scheme; IE supports data URI scheme with version 8 and later)
-- settings variable 'photo_show_default' defines if photos are shown or hidden
- enhancement: settings variable 'phone_protocol' defines the protocl to use for phone numbers (e.g. "callto:", "tel:", etc)
- limited icongroup size to 230 pixel (otherwise the overall width gets quite high when many accounts are defined)
- fixed: Birthday reminder did not work (red marking)
- fixed: first icon of web account was omitted by Chrome (open issue: further first icons in accounts are missing)... read more

Posted by Thomas Bartensud 2011-01-23

adx - addressbook.xml: 1.00.1 released

adx is a minimalistic but massively web enabled address book running completely in web browser.
Supported: Skype, Twitter, Flickr, Delicious, Facebook, LinkedIn, hCard (Microformats), instant messengers, etc.
How it works: XML + XSLT = HTML in your web browser.

adx 1.00.1 (02-jan-2011)
- fixed: first icon of web account was omitted by Chrome

Main changes for adx 1.00 (29-dec-2010):
- New search functionality: search/filter is applied to following xml tags: email, all name entries and address (city, country, state)
- Support for multi addresses (fully backward compatibility; for example see contact 'Thomas Bartensud' in addressbook.xml)
- Improved hCard support ('misc' and 'comment' tags are now marked as a note in hCard)
- Improved tagging
- GUI: cleaned up menu bar (search/filter on left side; settings/options on right side)... read more

Posted by Thomas Bartensud 2011-01-02

adx - addressbook.xml: 1.00 released

adx is a minimalistic but massively web enabled address book running completely in web browser.
Supported: Skype, Twitter, Flickr, Delicious, Facebook, LinkedIn, hCard (Microformats), instant messengers, etc.
How it works: XML + XSLT = HTML in your web browser.

Main changes for adx 1.00 (29-dec-2010):
- New search functionality: search/filter is applied to following xml tags: email, all name entries and address (city, country, state)
- Support for multi addresses (fully backward compatibility; for example see contact 'Thomas Bartensud' in addressbook.xml)
- Improved hCard support ('misc' and 'comment' tags are now marked as a note in hCard)
- Improved tagging
- GUI: cleaned up menu bar (search/filter on left side; settings/options on right side)... read more

Posted by Thomas Bartensud 2010-12-29

adx - addressbook.xml: 0.78 released

adx is a minimalistic but massively web enabled address book running completely in web browser.
Supported: Skype, Twitter, Flickr, Delicious, Facebook, LinkedIn, Microformats (hCard, XFN), instant messengers, etc.
How it works: XML + XSLT = HTML in your web browser.

Changes for version 0.78 (2010-05-23):
- enhancement: shadow for menu (can be enabled with XSLT variable 'menu_shadow'; by default disabled due to browser bugs, e.g. in Chromium)
- enhancement: transparency for menu (can be enabled with XSLT variable 'menu_opacity'; by default disabled due to issues in IE)
- enhancement: added footer anchor ( #footer )
- enhancement: clicking on a address to adds the information of the contact name in google maps
- switched back to google maps as default map provider (bing does not officially support Opera). Adjustedable via variable 'map_href'
- bugfix: hCard entry 'fn' had the value of tag 'title' (if available). Fixed to 'forename' and 'surname' only.
- bugfix: issues on parsing birthday in hCard Microformat if value for variable 'birthday_outputFormat' was not 'YYYY-MM-DD'
- disabled url processing validator (due to false positives on import hCards contacts via http://adx.elektronengehirn.net/import/hcard2adx.php)
- adjusted url of twitter account (without leading 'www.')... read more

Posted by Thomas Bartensud 2010-05-23

adx - addressbook.xml: 0.77 released

adx is a minimalistic but massively web enabled address book running completely in web browser.
Supported: Skype, Twitter, Flickr, Delicious, Facebook, LinkedIn, Microformats (hCard, XFN), instant messengers, etc.
How it works: XML + XSLT = HTML in your web browser.

Changelog for adx 0.77:
- enhancement: added account support (without icons) for rememberthemilk.com, ebay, huffduffer.com, gowilla.com, foursquare.com, wer-kennt-wen.de
- enhancement: improved support for defining an organization (use xml tag 'org' to define the organization name; no usage of 'surname', 'forename', 'middlename', 'surname' or 'title')
- enhancement: map application for showing postal address or geo location can now be configured (e.g. Bing or Google Maps; see variable 'map_href')
- enhancement: URL parameters can be used to overwrite settings defined in XSLT
example: addressbook.xml?showDetails=true, addressbook.xml?tagFilter=Musician, etc.
in debug mode: see Link 'Save' to get the full URL
- enhancement: changed microformat of tel number to value-class-pattern
- enhancement: changed microformat of tel type to value-title-pattern
- enhancement: function toggleTag applies a tag now case insensitive
- fixed: html validation warning (HTML tags in javascript strings)... read more

Posted by Thomas Bartensud 2010-02-12

adx - addressbook.xml: 0.76 released

adx is a minimalistic but massively web enabled address book running completely in web browser.
Supported: Skype, Twitter, Flickr, Delicious, Facebook, LinkedIn, hCard (Microformats), instant messengers, etc.
How it works: XML + XSLT = HTML in your web browser.

Changelog for adx 0.76:
- fixed created link for facebook account: http://www.facebook.com/{accountname}
see http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/adx/index.php?title=Accounts#Facebook
- enhancement: added account support (without icons) for qype.com, brightkite.com, hi5.com, quarterlife.com, amiestreet.com, hellotxt

Website: http://adx.elektronengehirn.net
Project website on SoureForge: http://sourceforge.net/projects/adx
Download: https://sourceforge.net/project/platformdownload.php?group_id=254516&sel_platform=16227

Posted by Thomas Bartensud 2009-09-01

adx - addressbook.xml: 0.75 released

adx is a minimalistic but massively web enabled address book running completely in web browser.
Supported: Skype, Twitter, Flickr, Delicious, Facebook, LinkedIn, hCard (Microformats), instant messengers, etc.
How it works: XML + XSLT = HTML in your web browser.

Changelog for adx 0.75:
- enhancement: tag engine - tag filtering works now completely case insensitive
- enhancement: tag engine - trimming/normalizing whitespaces for tags
- enhancement: tag engine - atomized tags
- enhancement: added account support (with icons) for identi.ca, bebo.com
- enhancement: added account support (without icons) for viadeo.com, 8tracks.com, studivz.net
- enhancement: added account support for lokalisten.de for public profiles (lokalisten-id has to be enabled)
- bugfix: Linked phonenr ('callto:') missed leading zero when variable 'phone_internationalAreaCode_default' was empty
- bugfix: IE8 had a javascript problem when an array definition has an additional comma after the last element
- known issue: Opera 9.27 omits sometimes(!) tags. Although combobox for tag filtering works correctly... read more

Posted by Thomas Bartensud 2009-08-04

adx - addressbook.xml: 0.74 released

adx is a minimalistic but massively web enabled address book running completely in web browser.
Supported: Skype, Twitter, Flickr, Delicious, Facebook, LinkedIn, hCard (Microformats), instant messengers, etc.
How it works: XML + XSLT = HTML in your web browser.

Changelog for adx 0.74:
- enhancement: straighten CSS for account icons (slightly decreaseed file size)
- enhancement: added support for The Hype Machine (hypem.com)
- enhancement: added support for orkut.com and friendster.com accounts (no icons yet)
- issue: replaced colored skype icon due to display problem in Safari 3.2.2 when meta data is included(http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/adx/ticket/1)

Website: http://adx.elektronengehirn.net
Project website on SoureForge: http://sourceforge.net/projects/adx
Download: https://sourceforge.net/project/platformdownload.php?group_id=254516&sel_platform=16227

Posted by Thomas Graf 2009-06-16

adx - addressbook.xml v0.73 released

adx is a minimalistic but massively web enabled address book running completely in web browser.
Supported: Skype, Twitter, Flickr, Delicious, Facebook, LinkedIn, hCard (Microformats), instant messengers, etc.
How it works: XML + XSLT = HTML in your web browser.

Changelog for adx 0.73:
- enhancement: colored icons on mouseover
- enhancement: creating HTML document in standards-compliant mode (in order to avoid quirks mode in some browsers)
- enhancement: added adx favorite icon for browser address bar
- enhancement: added support for account technorati and my.opera.com (no icons yet)
- change: Minor GUI improvements by adjusting CSS
- bugfix: several minor bugfixes

Website: http://adx.elektronengehirn.net
Project website on SoureForge: http://sourceforge.net/projects/adx
Download: https://sourceforge.net/project/platformdownload.php?group_id=254516&sel_platform=16227

Posted by Thomas Graf 2009-06-12

adx - addressbook.xml v0.72 released

adx is a minimalistic but massively web enabled address book running completely in web browser.
Supported: Skype, Twitter, Flickr, Delicious, Facebook, LinkedIn, hCard (Microformats), instant messengers, etc.
How it works: XML + XSLT = HTML in your web browser.

This is a release with minor changes:
- enhancement: added support for account types vimeo.com, digg.com, dopplr.com (inclusive icons), lokalisten.de (no icons yet)
- bugfix: wrong image type in Base64 encoding for DeviantArt accounts... read more

Posted by Thomas Graf 2009-06-07

adx - addressbook.xml v0.71 released (XFN support)

adx is a minimalistic but massively web enabled address book running completely in your web browser.
Supported: Skype, Twitter, Flickr, Delicious, Facebook, LinkedIn, hCard (Microformats), instant messengers, etc.
How it works: XML + XSLT = HTML in your web browser.

This is a release with one major feature enhancement for XFN (XHTML Friends Network):
- XFN tags are now applied to links to websites, web accounts and email addresses
- added account support for ohloh.net, dopplr.com and cliqset.net (no icons yet)
- fixed: geo microformat with a non-empty attribute 'name' had no values for latitude and longitude... read more

Posted by Thomas Graf 2009-05-25

adx 0.70 has been released

adx is a minimalistic but massively web enabled address book running completely in your web browser.
Supported: Skype, Twitter, Flickr, Delicious, Facebook, LinkedIn, hCard (Microformats), instant messengers, etc.
How it works: XML + XSLT = HTML in your web browser.

This is a release with major feature enhancements:
- Added tagging engine (assign tags to your contacts and filter contact display regardingly)
- New supported account types (studiVZ, last.fm, Google, DeviantArt, SourceForge, spin.de)
- Several GUI improvements
- Improved support for french special characters
- Adjusted xml structure of addressbook (not backward compatible)
- Several minor enhancements
- several minor bugfixes... read more

Posted by Thomas Graf 2009-05-16

adx - addressbook.xml: new version 0.59 released

adx is a simple but massively web enabled address book in your web browser (no server component needed).
Supports: Skype, LinkedIn, ICQ, Twitter, Delicious, hCard (Microformats), etc.
How it works: XML + XSLT = HTML in your web browser.

New in version 0.59:
- added icon support for Internet Explorer 8 (Tested with RC1)
- added support for: LinkedIn, YouTube, Picasa and GoogleCode
- attribute 'type' of tag 'contact' is evaluated case insensitive now... read more

Posted by Thomas Graf 2009-03-01

First release on SourceForge

adx is a simple but massively web enabled address book in your web browser (no server component needed).
Supports: Skype, ICQ, Twitter, Delicious, hCard (Microformats), etc.
How it works: XML + XSLT = HTML in your web browser.

Homepage: http://adx.elektronengehirn.net

SF project site: https://sourceforge.net/projects/adx/

Posted by Thomas Graf 2009-02-25