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myFavs bookmark manager

#1 Post by vmars316 » Mon Jul 04, 2016 5:18 pm

Hello & Thanks ,
I have written myFavs bookmark manager in pureBasic :

All about it here:
http://liesandcowpies.com/freeware/myFavs_Help.html

ScreenShot here:
http://liesandcowpies.com/freeware/myFa ... enshot.png

.zip file here:
http://liesandcowpies.com/freeware/myFavs/myFavs.zip

http://liesandcowpies.com/freeware/myFavs/
Folder , contains the following files:

myFavs-Screenshot.png
myFavs-starter.txt
myFavs.exe
myFavs.html
myFavs.pb (source code)
myFavs.txt
myFavs.zip
myFavs48x48.ico
myFavs_Help.html

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Re: myFavs bookmark manager

#2 Post by Napiophelios » Fri Jul 08, 2016 5:33 am

I get an error when I try to open it.
error says its not a valid appllication.
Is this for x64 bit only?

also can user specify what browser to open the links with?

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Re: myFavs bookmark manager

#3 Post by vmars316 » Fri Jul 15, 2016 1:50 pm

Yes, so far it's x64 only .
And I use Chrome browser.
Thanks

I'll see if I can find someone (PB user) who can compile on x32 system :)
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Re: myFavs bookmark manager

#4 Post by vmars316 » Sat Jul 30, 2016 4:16 pm

Hello & Thanks ,
Pls , how come this is not yet added to portablefreeware ?
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Re: myFavs bookmark manager

#5 Post by webfork » Sat Jul 30, 2016 5:56 pm

vmars316 wrote:Pls , how come this is not yet added to portablefreeware ?
This is sort of covered in the FAQ but two issues I can see with this program in particular include the fact that it hasn't been tested for portability and the only tester so far found an error. For me personally, the site doesn't clearly state what the program does or what problem it solves.

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Re: myFavs bookmark manager

#6 Post by EmmyPx » Mon Aug 01, 2016 3:10 am

I get an error when I try to open it.
perhaps it's for 64x bit

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Re: myFavs bookmark manager

#7 Post by vmars316 » Thu Aug 04, 2016 7:30 pm

Hello & Thanks ,
I have improved my Documentation for
'myFavs Bookmark Manager' .
http://liesandcowpies.com/purebasic/myF ... _Help.html
And the .zip file now contains both x64 and a x32 executables .
http://liesandcowpies.com/purebasic/myFavs/myFavs.zip
Any probs , pls let me know .
Thanks
MyFavsOutput.png
myFavs Editor program keeps a collection of all your Internet Links (myFavs.txt), and creates a myFavs.html page of all these Links (see output example above) . All links are sorted and kept in a myFavs.txt file . myFavs.txtfile is sorted in this order : Dropdown menu/topic name[]Link description[]Link address[] ,
for example: aaMostUsed[]AlternativeToSoftware[]http://alternativeto.net/[] .
In short , myFavs program Edits this input file: myFavs.txt , and outputs this file: myFavs.html .
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Re: myFavs bookmark manager

#8 Post by shnbwmn » Fri Aug 05, 2016 4:05 am

I tried this out with the included myFavs.txt. The HTML output is quite nice, certainly better than the plain HTML from Firefox or URLGather. I also like that it works with plain text input.

Two problems/concerns I encountered:
  • Links not working in Edge (page blinks quickly, then nothing). Firefox didn't have this issue - all links worked fine.
  • HTML looks different in Firefox. In Edge, it looks pretty much like your output screenshot.
A suggestion would be to add a button or similar to open the application folder (in Explorer). It'd be nice to have quick, direct access to the TXT/HTML files.
myfavs-edge.jpg
myfavs-firefox.jpg

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Re: myFavs bookmark manager

#9 Post by vmars316 » Fri Aug 05, 2016 8:53 am

shnbwmn wrote: A suggestion would be to add a button or similar to open the application folder (in Explorer). It'd be nice to have quick, direct access to the TXT/HTML files.
Thanks shnbwmn ,
I appreciate your feedback .
I like your idea and will implement it asap .

Also , I am open to suggestions on myFavs.html color scheme .
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Re: myFavs bookmark manager

#10 Post by webfork » Fri Aug 05, 2016 2:00 pm

vmars316 wrote:
myFavs Editor program keeps a collection of all your Internet Links (myFavs.txt), and creates a myFavs.html page of all these Links (see output example above) . All links are sorted and kept in a myFavs.txt file . myFavs.txtfile is sorted in this order : Dropdown menu/topic name[]Link description[]Link address[] ,
for example: aaMostUsed[]AlternativeToSoftware[]http://alternativeto.net/[] .
In short , myFavs program Edits this input file: myFavs.txt , and outputs this file: myFavs.html .
Yeah this isn't going to work in terms of summaries. You might want to try describing the program with questions like:

* Who would use this?
* How it would help them?
* What tools are out there for this? Why is this better than other options?
* What are the dependencies? For example, as this is a bookmark manager, does it interact with or require a browser?

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Re: myFavs bookmark manager

#11 Post by vmars316 » Mon Aug 08, 2016 10:04 am

Thanks webfork ,
Is this better ?:

myFavs is a small (121 kb) but powerful , easy to use , Bookmark Manager
for everyone , and provides easy access to favorite web sites .
It keeps a sorted text file of all links .
And outputs a sorted myFavs.Html page of dropdown
Menus by Category, Description, and Link Address .
myFavs has Editor buttons for: Add-Link, Build-Html, Delete-Link,
Find-Link, Help, Save-Links, View-HtmlPage .
The zip file contains 32bit and 64bit executables .
Simply download zip and install anywhere (ie., C:\myFavs ) .
myFavs has no dependencies ,
And runs on ALL browsers , win7 and up .
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Re: myFavs bookmark manager

#12 Post by vmars316 » Mon Sep 26, 2016 8:58 am

Hello & Thanks ,
Hopefully , this will satisfy your requirements:
myFavs is a powerful, portable, easy to use , openSource , 'Bookmark Manager' for all bookmark enthusiasts .
It inputs a text file of User Favorites .
And outputs a "myFavs.Html" page of sorted dropDown Menus/Links.
myFavs Editor has action buttons for: [ Add-Link ] , [ Build-Html ] , [ Change-Html-ColorScheme ] ,
[ Delete-Link ] , [ Find-Link ] , [ Folder ] , [ Help ] , [ Save-Links ] ,
and [ View-HtmlPage-Output ] .
Double-click on displayed Links to open web-page in your default Browser .
To get started , download .zip and install anywhere (ie., C:\myFavs ) .
Zip file includes 32bit and 64bit executables as well as source code .
myFavs has no dependencies , and is compatible with win7 and up.
myFavs-x64.exe file size unzipped is 128kb .

http://liesandcowpies.com/purebasic/myFavs/myFavs.zip
http://liesandcowpies.com/purebasic/myF ... _Help.html
myFavs-Screenshot.png
ChooseHtmlColors.png
ChooseHtmlColors.png (5.13 KiB) Viewed 22054 times
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MyFavsOutput.png
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Re: myFavs bookmark manager

#13 Post by vmars316 » Tue Sep 27, 2016 7:41 am

Please add myFavs to portable freeware collection .
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Re: myFavs bookmark manager

#14 Post by Ennovy » Tue Sep 27, 2016 9:18 am

Appreciate all your efforts to make this freeware but in my opinion there are better alternatives.

How can I simply add a new bookmark? Do I have to edit a text file for this?
Can I choose in what browser to open a bookmark?
Can I add notes or apply tags to categorize bookmarks?
etc

Sorry, haven't tried myFavs :(
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Re: myFavs bookmark manager

#15 Post by vmars316 » Wed Sep 28, 2016 7:20 am

Ennovy wrote:1. Appreciate all your efforts to make this freeware but in my opinion there are better alternatives.

2. How can I simply add a new bookmark? Do I have to edit a text file for this?
3. Can I choose in what browser to open a bookmark?
4. Can I add notes or apply tags to categorize bookmarks?
etc

5. Sorry, haven't tried myFavs :(
Hmm... ,
(1.)A rather brash statement for someone who hasn't even tried the program .
(2.)Enter the bookmark info , & click Add-Link .
(3.)Opens in default browser .
(4.)Yes .
(5.)Give it a try , or at least read the Help .
http://liesandcowpies.com/purebasic/myF ... _Help.html

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