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2005-12-21 10:03:19

DSCF3961Ecto is a fat/native client for editing blogs. This post is mostly a test of ecto and what i can do. Install was fairly easy (typical Mac install: drag this icon to your "Applications" folder).

It seems pretty nice. Much better than the generally clunky Movable Type form editor. It even has emacs-ish key bindings!

It supposedly can import photos from iPhoto. Let's see if that works:

Wow, cool. That was pretty easy. There is an iTunes button, but, I'm not sure what that does. It has an "amazon" button which does this:

"Programming Ruby: The Pragmatic Programmers' Guide, Second Edition" (Dave Thomas, Chad Fowler, Andy Hunt)

Here is a screen shot of editing this post:

(screenshot lost to the ravages of time)

OK, now post!