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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    Hm. You could just click on "Latest" to show all items. No need to refresh page. There is also keyboard shortcut "d then a" ("display all", there are more such shortcuts, press 'h' to see them). And you could use browser's back button.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    You could mark all posts read then go to Settings => "Filters & streams" then edit filter and uncheck feed to see what posts were filtered out (they will become new unread posts). Then you could edit filter and check feed back again.

    Or you could edit filter and change its query from
    some query
    to
    NOT (some query)
    then filter will be inverted.

    Perhaps I could add some debug view mode that only shows posts that are filtered out but can't say when I get to it.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    It's quite a big task. Not sure yet about it.

    There's https://zapier.com which is free for 100 tasks per month that has a lot of automation. You could create a smart stream, then create a public feed for it
    https://blog.bazqux.com/2013/11/public-feeds-ifttt-keyboard-navigation.html
    and then use Zapier with this feed.

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    BazQux Reader now has a nice mobile web interface
    https://blog.bazqux.com/2018/07/mobile-web-interface.html

    Reeder 3 (iOS & Mac)
    http://reederapp.com/

    Unread (iOS)
    https://www.goldenhillsoftware.com/unread/
    (you need to add Fever account and set bazqux.com as a server).

    Feeddler Pro (iOS)
    https://itunes.apple.com/ru/app/feeddler-rss-reader-pro-2/id919056339

    Fiery Feeds (iOS)
    http://cocoacake.net/apps/fiery/

    Lire (iOS)
    https://itunes.apple.com/app/lire/id550441545

    Web Subscriber (previously SlowFeeds) (iOS)
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/web-subscriber/id511900080
    http://blog.bazqux.com/2013/08/slow-feeds-app.html

    Vienna RSS (Mac)
    http://www.vienna-rss.com

    ReadKit (Mac) supported via Fever API http://blog.bazqux.com/2013/09/reeder-press-and-readkit-via-fever-api.html

    FeedMe (Android)
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.seazon.feedme

    NewsJet (Android)
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nikanorov.NewsJet

    Gravity (Android)
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=de.mobileways.gravity

    BazQux Reader supports both Google Reader API and Fever API
    https://github.com/bazqux/bazqux-api
    Please tell developers of your favorite app to add support for BazQux Reader.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    I don't have plans to create app at the moment since website works much better than apps (smooth infinite scrolling without constantly swiping article and articles list). Perhaps I could create app which is just a website with some additional features (like bookmarking from OS) but not more.

    Try to add website to home screen. It will behave mostly like app (and many people actually prefer it to apps).

    And quality app requires a lot of effort (Reeder turned 10 years recently). I'd better focus on the best web experience than to compete with apps like Reeder or FeedMe.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    No news about WP8 so far.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    Maxim, I'm planning to add comments to API but at the moment I'm busy implementing few most requested features.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    Возможно это приложение заработает под Windows Phone (хотя оно больше не разрабатывается), надо задать bazqux.com как сервер Fever http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/read-a-fever/c5195833-0c4a-4a3b-9214-8ea262081376

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    Это больше зависит от разработчиков этих ридеров. Стоит им написать, попросить, чтобы интегрировали

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    JustReader developer is planning to support BazQux. But he integrating Feedly at the moment (almost finished and released beta today).

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    А какие у него концептуальные недостатки?

    С JustReader оказалась беда. Он не совсем стандартно работает с API. В итоге часть сообщений не синхронизируется. А времени у разработчика пока нет.

    Возможно, я специально для JustReader буду чуть иначе выдавать результаты. Будет различаться порядок и время сообщений между веб и JustReader, но зато они будут все видны.

    Но все же надеюсь, что он подправит.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    Все-таки gReader нас услышал https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/g_reader/fNwf_UvqpCQ

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    Думаю, что JustReader все-таки добавит поддержку.

    А на счет gReader и Feedly. Оказалось, что их Feedly API не совместимо с Google Reader и, к тому же, пока еще очень глюкавое. Т.е., мало того, что разработчикам приложений надо их переделывать под новое API, так еще и с чужими глюками бороться.

    В общем, мне кажется, они пока сильно заняты интеграцией с Feedly и по-этому игнорируют остальные запросы. Хотя у gReader последние несколько страниц форума завалены просьбами о BazQux.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    Под Андроид ни одной. Пока получил ответ только от JustReader-а, но он сейчас очень занят. Потестирует попозже.

    Остальные пока не отвечают. Думаю, чем больше народу их попросит об интеграции (или хотя бы добавлении настройки адреса сервера), тем лучше.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    Я тоже не могу понять, почему так сложно добавить одну строчку настроек.

    Mr.Reader сделал это сразу после анонса о закрытии Google Reader, а остальные почему-то не могут.

    У gReader последние страницы форума завалены просьбами об интеграции с BazQux Reader, а от них ни слуху ни духу.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    Я им уже писал неделю назад, просил выслать тестовую версию с замененным на bazqux.com адресом API, но не получил ответа.

    Где-то сегодня-завтра я закончу с API и напишу им еще раз. Им уже не надо будет высылать тестовую версию, т.к. API будет публично доступно. Надеюсь, так им будет проще.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    Своего мобильного приложения до 1 июля точно не будет. Но через пару-тройку недель сделаю Google Reader API, так что можно будет читать через существующие приложения (им понадобится только добавить возможность выбрать bazqux.com вместо google.com в качестве сервера).

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    I'm planning to implement Google Reader API so existing apps could be quickly integrated with BazQux Reader.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    I'm not sure that custom CSS is necessary now. You could easily break site, so a way to restore it will be needed. Plus separate CSS could be needed on desktop/mobile. So additional complexities of selecting what part of CSS to enable and where. Not sure it worth the trouble.

    What would you like to customize with CSS?

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    Good idea. I'm planning to add themes (fonts, sizes, colors) this year and why not add user CSS for advanced tuning.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    TikTok seems to only have a share API. But perhaps it's possible to scrap its site. I could try to implement it if enough people will ask for it.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    I'm planning to add swipes on mobile.

    Thinking to add menu, so it'll be possible to star/tag/share too.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    If you like to temporarily hide some articles then filters is a way to go.

    Unlike Feedbin filters in BazQux do not mark articles as read, they just hide them. Once you remove filter you'll see hidden articles again.

    In general I don't like idea of some actions or rules. It's too easy to star or mark read too many articles at once.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    Not sure yet about it. You could create a smart stream and filtered items will go to it.

    Why you want them to be starred?

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    Thank you for the idea. I'll think, maybe I'll implement it.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    I'm thinking to implement Reeder-like Unread/Starred/All switch to make one-click switching between "show all"/"show new" modes. And I'm also planning to add recently read section. Which should help too.

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    I’ve installed Five Filters Full-Text RSS service on one of my servers.

    Try it to convert truncated feeds to full ones
    http://ftr.bazqux.com

    I don’t want to add button that changes feed URL (starred/tagged items will become linked to another feed and it will be harder to export feed to other readers). Prefer getting full text for the whole feed inside the reader but it will require more work so I can’t say ETA.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    Yes, I'm planning to keep it. I would recommend to switch truncated feeds only since there is no point to pass full feeds to it.

    Also other feed readers are blocked from accessing ftr.bazqux.com so you might have issues if you'll want to use another reader (need to edit URLs in OPML).

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    There is a Readability button (or 'g' shortcut) to get full text of current post.

    You can copy feed address that fulltextrssfeed.com gives you. They are very slow at serving feeds so I'm not yet sure I want to integrate them. Too many feeds -- too slow refresh rate.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    I'm not yet sure about this feature. I'm planning to implement "Recently read" section which could partially help there. And you may select "Show all" and select list view mode -- that way you could find read items more or less quickly.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    I'm planning to implement it but can't say ETA.

    Folders are already exported in OPML file.

    As a workaround for exporting of starred/tagged items you could create public feed (right click on "Starred items" => Public feed => Enable) and save it (you might add ?n=1000 to URL to save more items). It will save items as RSS feed.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    I've added marking read/unread with Shift+Click on the post image in mosaic/magazine view.

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    It's possible to toggle read state using Shift+Click in list view. But not yet in mosaic. I will add it too

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    I don't like idea of bloating mosaic view with additional buttons. But I think it should be possible to show them when pressing Shift/Alt/Ctrl/Cmd key.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    I'm planning to add "Recently read" section. Maybe even this spring.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    In general preferred method is to star article you want to read later (although it may lead to lots unread starred items).

    I'm planning to add Reeder-like all/unread/starred switch where you can see feeds with starred items only. It could simplify searching of unread starred items.

    I don't want to complicate reader by adding yet another message state.

    There is a similar option https://bazqux.uservoice.com/forums/190752-general/suggestions/3993817-keep-items-unread which quite a few people want (mostly people coming from Feeddler app I presume).

    Interesting, if there will be a "keep unread" state (when item marked as read only by manually clicking on it, or pressing 'm') coupled with option to place such items first/last/chronologically in feed, will it work for you?

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    Only last 100 items are kept in search history. So your unneeded search item will be removed after some time.

    I'm thinking to add this later when I add account management page.

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    First time I hear about them. I could take a look if more people will support them.

    But if they're alternative then it's better to ask them to provide RSS feeds and not become another one silo.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    There is no other option yet.

    Did you received any error while downloading feed with starred items?

    You could mail support@bazqux.com and send URL that didn't worked so I could check it.

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    AdminVladimir Shabanov (Developer, BazQux Reader) commented  · 

    Most probably reading app shows starred items from the last month/year (should be somewhere in app settings). So if you star less items this month/year total count will decrease.

    Starred and tagged items are kept forever and are not removed. You could check total number of starred items by searching for "*" (everything) in "Starred items" section and look for "Found N items" text.

    As a workaround till export will be implemented you could export last 1000 starred items as RSS if you make public feed and add ?n=1000 to the URL (it actually possible to export all items if you look for <gr:continuation>NNN</gr:continuation> parameter in feed and add &c=NNN to URL, to get next 1000 items and so on).

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