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RSSOwl 1.2.1 Beta-Test *update*

I have just uploaded another beta of upcoming RSSOwl 1.2.1. It includes
two changes, which I would like to be carefully tested. The changelog
and testplan is updated to reflect these changes.

The preview is online for all operating systems at:

If you are interested in testing each bit of the new features and bugfixes, please follow the testplan at:

If you are interested in just using RSSOwl 1.2.1 preview, checkout the changelog at:

If you encounter any bug or issue, please directly contact me via eMail or join our IRC channel #rssowl at irc.freenode.net.

Thanks for helping making this a stable release!

Ben

Posted by Anonymous 2006-02-26

RSSOwl 1.2.1 Beta-Test

It's been a while since the last beta-test, but here we go again with fresh new version RSSOwl 1.2.1, which I am about to release in the next couple of weeks.
It includes a lot of bugfixes and some really cool new features that improve usability.

The preview is online for all operating systems at:

* http://www.rssowl.org/dl/Integration_Build/

If you are interested in testing each bit of the new features and bugfixes, please follow the testplan at:... read more

Posted by Anonymous 2006-02-19

Mac version fixed and Linux RPMs released

Good news, the Mac version was updated and should no longer crash when managing favorites.

The RPMs for Linux 32 and 64 Bit are released today as well, thanks Kay!

Ben

Posted by Anonymous 2005-11-09

RSSOwl 1.2 released

The RSSOwl development team is happy to announce the next big step in RSSOwl's development. After four months of work, version
1.2 is now available for download.

Most of the work on this version was most likely going into the new ToolBar concept. It is now possible to customize the Toolbar.
The new "Customize Toolbar" Dialog was added to the "View" menu and the context-menu and allows to define what Toolitems to display
and in which order (Drag and Drop for controlling the order is supported). In addition you may control the number of Separators between
ToolItems and wether to display "Icons and Text", "Icons" or just "Text".
A lot of new items where added to the Toolbar including "Close", "Close Others", "Close All", "Rate News", "Mail NewsTip" and
"Previous/Next Tab".
The most interesting new item is probablly "History", showing the last 25 visited feeds, including aggregations, as dropdown. The
number of unread News is appended to the items and selecting an item will show it in the tabfolder.... read more

Posted by Anonymous 2005-11-06

RSSOwl 1.2 Release Candidate 1 available

I am quite happy to announce the first release candidate of upcoming RSSOwl 1.2!
Check out some of the cool new features:

  • Fully customizable Toolbar with new elements like 'History'
  • New Search Scopes allow for more detailed searches
  • Cool new look for the HTML Export of News
  • Quick-Filter added to Preferences Dialog to quickly find settings
  • Switch on 'Linked Mode' to update selection in your Favorites automatically
  • Improved Feed-Search and Feed-Discovery
  • Support for Atom 1.0 Format

Download: http://www.rssowl.org/dl/Integration_Build/
Changelog: http://www.rssowl.org/dl/Integration_Build/changes_in_1_2.txt

The final release is planned for mid of november. If you encounter any bug, please directly let me know via mail. Thanks!
Ben

Posted by Anonymous 2005-10-12

Public Preview of RSSOwl 1.2 available!

I am quite happy to announce the first public preview of upcoming RSSOwl 1.2!
Check out some of the cool new features:

* Fully customizable Toolbar with new elements like 'History'
* New Search Scopes allow for more detailed searches
* Cool new look for the HTML Export of News
* Quick-Filter added to Preferences Dialog to quickly find settings
* Switch on 'Linked Mode' to update selection in your Favorites automatically
* Improved Feed-Search and Feed-Discovery
* Support for Atom 1.0 Format... [read more](/p/rssowl/news/2005/09/public-preview-of-rssowl-12-available/)
Posted by Anonymous 2005-09-25

Call for Tester

We are looking for more people interested in testing RSSOwl preview-releases on Windows, Linux, Mac or Solaris.

If you are interested, contact me and I will invite you to the internal Tester-Mailing-List.

Ben

Posted by Anonymous 2005-08-29

Happy Birthday RSSOwl!

Today is RSSOwl's second birthday! Two years ago, 27th of July in 2003 the project went online at SourceForge.

I took this event as motivation to write an article at Techforge reflecting two years of development on RSSOwl.

Article: http://eclipse.techforge.com/index.php/articles/173

I hope you will enjoy reading,
Ben

Posted by Anonymous 2005-07-27

RSSOwl 1.1.3 has been released

The RSSOwl development team is happy to announce a brand new version after 1 month of hard work.
This version is close to be called a 1.2, looking at the awesome new features that are in:

Many users have requested it before and thanks for the patch by slack-man that gave me some
inspiration on this, Favorites are now showing the number of unread News next to their name.

A lot of new ways of drag and drop in RSSOwl where added. For example, dragging a Link out of Firefox
into the Favorites Tree will create a new Favorite.
Most input fields, like Quickview Combo, Quicksearch, Feed-Search, Feed-Discovery and Feed-Validator,
now accept data via drag and drop. Simply drop a Link into the Feed-Discovery input-field and it will
begin searching for feeds automatically. After results are visible, drag them out of the Table into
Favorites to add them.... read more

Posted by Anonymous 2005-07-17

Final Preview of RSSOwl 1.1.3 is online

The final preview of RSSOwl 1.1.3 is now online. This version will be released
as official 1.1.3 on Sunday, if no bugs or issues are reported. Please help us
testing this release by having a download from:

* http://www.rssowl.org/dl/Integration_Build

The list of changes includes some very cool new features:

* Favorites are now showing the number of unread News next to the name
* It is finally possible to drag Sub-Categories into the Root of the Tree
* You can now drag Links from Mozilla into RSSOwl to create a new Favorite
* A lot of Bugfixes, please check the Changelog at http://www.rssowl.org/dl/Integration_Build/rssowl_changes_1_1_3.txt... [read more](/p/rssowl/news/2005/07/final-preview-of-rssowl-113-is-online/)
Posted by Anonymous 2005-07-14

RSSOwl 1.1.3 Preview available

We are very close to finish the next version of RSSOwl. Please help us testing this release by having a download from:

* http://www.rssowl.org/dl/Integration_Build

The list of changes includes some very cool new features:

* Favorites are now showing the number of unread News next to the name
* It is finally possible to drag Sub-Categories into the Root of the Tree
* You can now drag Links from Mozilla into RSSOwl to create a new Favorite... [read more](/p/rssowl/news/2005/07/rssowl-113-preview-available/)
Posted by Anonymous 2005-07-08

RSSOwl 1.1.2 released

We are happy to announce the second bugfix-release for the 1.1 branch. With an update to the latest SWT
version, two of the most annoying Browser bugs on windows got fixed. Say goodbye to the dialog that kept
popping up, in case the visited webpage contained erroneous JavaScript. The other bugfix helps for Blogs
that show images in their Newsitems. In some cases, RSSOwl showed just a blank, empty page when clicking
on one of these.... read more

Posted by Anonymous 2005-06-12

RSSOwl 1.1.1 released

We are happy to announce the first bugfix-release for the 1.1 branch. But RSSOwl 1.1.1 is not only fixing
a lot of bugs, it is also bringing back the usefull ToolBar in the Favorites Tree to perform some global
actions like "Reload All Favorites" or "Mark all Favorites Read".

The overall performance was improved and a new language Thai added.

The Solaris release is no longer using old Motif, but state-of-the-art GTK2.... read more

Posted by Anonymous 2005-05-15

Final RSSOwl 1.1.1 Preview online

The final preview of RSSOwl 1.1.1 is now online. Please help us making this release a stable one, providing some feedback. Have a download from:

http://www.rssowl.org/dl/Integration_Build/

Note that 1.1.1 is a bugfix release with very small focus on new features. A summary of changes in version 1.1.1 is available here:
http://www.rssowl.org/dl/Integration_Build/changes_1_1_1.txt

The public release of RSSOwl 1.1.1 is scheduled for upcoming weekend. I am aiming for Sunday, 15th of May.... read more

Posted by Anonymous 2005-05-10

RSSOwl 1.1.1 Preview online

Hi,

I have just uploaded a preview of upcoming RSSOwl 1.1.1:

http://www.rssowl.org/dl/Integration_Build/

Note that 1.1.1 is a bugfix release with very small focus
on new features.

A summary of changes in version 1.1.1 is available here:
http://www.rssowl.org/dl/Integration_Build/changes_1_1_1.txt

The final release is planned for mid of May. I very much welcome any feedback.

Ben

Posted by Anonymous 2005-04-26

RSSOwl 1.1 released

After three months of development, the next major version of RSSOwl is available.

Some of the new, stunning features include:

  • A ToolBar that contains most common actions like "Goto next unread News" or "Mark All Read"
  • The new Quicksearch allows to search inside a Newsfeed while typing
  • Import Blogrolls from popular services like Bloglines and synchronize the list of Newsfeeds
  • Popup Blocker for the Internal Browser
  • Usage of Apache's HttpClient allows to access Newsfeeds that are protected with Basic or Digest authentification
  • Added new language Hungarian, thanks to Balzs
  • A lot of Usability and Interface Improvements
  • A lot of Bugfixes including Performance and Memory-Consumption Tuning... read more
Posted by Anonymous 2005-03-24

Testing RSSOwl's RPMs with Java 5 on Linux

RSSOwl's packager just created new RPMs that should work on Linux either using Java 1.4.x or 1.5. Earlier RPMs do not seem to work with Java 1.5. Now we need some people testing those RPMs (with Java 1.4.x or 1.5):

* RSSOwl 1.0.2 RPM (bin): http://www.rssowl.org/dl/Integration_Build/rssowl-1.0.2-0.3.i586.rpm
* RSSOwl 1.0.2 RPM (src): http://www.rssowl.org/dl/Integration_Build/rssowl-1.0.2-0.3.src.rpm... [read more](/p/rssowl/news/2005/03/testing-rssowls-rpms-with-java-5-on-linux/)
Posted by Anonymous 2005-03-20

RSSOwl 1.1 Release Candidate available

After a long period of development I am happy to announce the RSSOwl 1.1 Release Candidate is available for download.
Some of the new, stunning features include:

  • New Toolbar containing most common actions
  • Quicksearch allows to search a Newsfeed while typing
  • Import Blogrolls into RSSOwl and synchronize them
  • Popup Blocker for Internal Browser
  • Usage of Apache's HttpClient allows to access Digest and NTLM protected Newsfeeds
  • Usability and Interface Improvements
  • A lot of Bugfixes... read more
Posted by Anonymous 2005-03-12

RSSOwl 1.1 Preview is out

If you are interested in what RSSOwl 1.1 will look like, have a download of the preview-version. Please report any bugs at our bugtracker on SourceForge or by mailing me directly.

Download: http://www.rssowl.org/dl/Integration_Build/

Ben

Posted by Anonymous 2005-02-27

RSSOwl 1.0.2 released

Due to some late bugfixes and a newer SWT version, a new release 1.0.2 was published. See the changelog for details.

Ben

Posted by Anonymous 2005-02-25

RSSOwl 1.0.1 released

The bugfix release 1.0.1 is now available for download. All users should update to this release since it fixes a lot of bugs.
In addition, the version of SWT was updated to the latest milestone 5 of branch 3.1.

Ben

Posted by Anonymous 2005-02-20

Upcoming - RSSOwl 1.0.1 and RSSOwl 1.1

Hey there,

I wanted to give some information about upcoming RSSOwl versions and plans.

Yesterday I decided to create a RSSOwl 1.0.1 bugfix release, long after I began working on RSSOwl 1.1. The reason is simple, since version 1.1. will require at least 4-8 weeks and some bugs in 1.0 should get fixed first.

Today I merged all bugfixes from 1.1. Dev. into 1.0.1. Please note that 1.0.1 is not available in CVS. The bugfix release will be released in about one week (maybe two).... read more

Posted by Anonymous 2005-02-10

RSSOwl.org relaunched

The project site of RSSOwl has moved to a new webhost and was recreated from scratch. Using Drupal for content management, project news will now be posted in a much shorter period than before.

The locations of the newsfeeds are:

Thanks to our new web designer Tobias Eichert.

Ben

Posted by Anonymous 2005-01-08

RSSOwl.org downtime soon

Hi,

due to the website relaunch, rssowl.org and rssowl.de might not be accessible over some time. In case you dont reach the domain anymore, simply use:

http://rssowl.sourceforge.net (our old website)

Ben

Posted by Anonymous 2004-12-28

RSSOwl web-relaunch coming soon

We welcome our new webmaster Tobias aka luminol who is responsible for the web relaunch and maintenance.

Expect a cool new, dynamic webpage middle of January.

Ben

Posted by Anonymous 2004-12-20

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