RSSREADER NOTIFY lite
need an application that after the first easy installation will be resident in the system tray bar, and periodically will check a specific rss feed and if something is new in the site will show a little windows in the system tray, with the description of the rss and the link to go at the news. the windows will disappear only when closed or visited the link.
SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE MUST HAVE FEATURES
- the xlm of the rss have to be already set or eventually more than one. and the user can not modify those rss
- the installation process have to be easy and quick. like double click , continue continue.. finish. then the software is installed, always on startup, and ready to check
- a start screen personalized first .- one time - will inform about the application
- no nag screen or warning if the internet connection is missing
- it alway starts at windows start
required software information
- working on windows xp - vista - seven -
- no matter the language - java, c++ , or visualbasic , is ok, if in the installation directory are presents library or other runtime application but the installation must be EASY no other libaries are to be dowloaded
USEFULL INFORMATION TO UNDERSTAND THE USE OF THIS APPLICATION
the application will be used by a club that have hundreds of member, 2 main websites and a news section on both, the application will be provided by download ( if size permits), and on gift cd's, or usb pen. the user ( not a specialist on pc's stuffs) will install the application and then every 2/3 our the application will check if the sites have published a news . if so, a little windows ( see the images) will show the news and it wont disappear till the user close or click on the link in the news.
important features are the easy install process the self-configuration of the xlm url. eventually the xlm will be provided before the realization of the compiling or installation tools.
features that are not in the lite version and in a features will be considering in the upgrade :
- uninstall function
- a txt file - or something else will permit to the admin to translate and add or remove some xlm feed before the distribution
- windows with shadows/ transparent effect
- sound on appearing
- fully customization of dimension, color, logo, etc.
- ability to set the check for news ime
- ability to add a group of xlms if necessary
- upgrading to a new version by internet
- check for new versions features
___ NOTE those lasts features - are well accepted but optional in this first lite version ___ if the goal are reach. in the future will be ask the upgrade.