Reading Federico‘s article about the Remember the Milk AIR client get me more interested on RTM ( still Remember the Milk, not Read The Manual ) and curious about the possibilities offered by this Service.
Looking around the net I found that this guy created a nice integration beetween RTM and Gnome DE, using the Deskbar Applet. I’m not a Deskbar fan, I thinks it’s quite heavy on loading and I always preferred not adding it to my panel, however I decided to use it only for RTM tasking, disabling all others plugins.
In the screenshot above you can see the nice result I got with a 30secs installation. Just downloaded the plugin, extracted it (withouth the directory, just the two files) indide my :
In some enviroments the directory can also be
Then I just added the applet to my panel, disabled all plugins from it except the RTM one and configured Remember The Milk, confirming in the browser the possibility to access the APIs.
In the above picture it was shown what happens when you digit on the deskbar a name for a task that you have not inserted yet. Below you can see what happes when you digit something that is both contained in one ore more tasks but can also be a new one.
If you click on the Icon or on the text you will be browser redirected to website while if you click on the arrows you will be prompted for new interaction and/or more informations will be shown.
As example below you can see what happens when clicking on the arrow near the Add Task instruction: you can choose in which folder save your new task…
If you want to modify or view a task you can click on the arrow near the name of the old task and this is what you get:
Conclusions: useful instrument, nice interaction with Gnome DE. I like it!