I have the whole front end almost done, you can see it running here. I have no backend yet, which I will start after CFUnited. The software allows you to post messages from your phone, you can do just plain text messages or picture messages. I will be testing it a lot at CFUnited and making sure I have no bugs before I start on the admin section.
Some cool features to be brought online are:
yfrog and twitpic support for picture messages. You will be able to pick which one you use and any picture messages will be sent to your twitter account through one of them. If your message is just a text message you can post it to twitter with a shortened url link to the blog post. (haven't decided which one to use).
I have a lot to do but I'm hoping the beta release will be ready by September for download.
So I looked at my site on a mac today and what I thought might happen did! The layout wasn't all it was cracked up to be in all the Windows browsers. The sidebar was not in alignment, so I started to rewrite the whole site layout in Strict XHTML last night.
I'm also going to use a version of this layout for the CF MoBlog. Oh and for all the BlogCFC lovers out there I am working on a CF MoBlog plug-in for BlogCFC. Should be ready in a month or two.
I worked on the heart of the software this weekend (the code that gets the picture messages) and added some really cool features to it. I think the coolest part is multiple users! You will be able to add several users, the system will post with their info based off the from address in the email box. If the from email address is not found the system will delete so no worries about rouge emails.
Another thing I added was each user will be able to add their own "bad text". Bad text is what I call the footer service providers add to the bottom of your picture messages. Once I get to the admin section I will write in a complete step by step setup system.
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