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Portable Wikis

Portable Wikis

Portable Wikis

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(I had no idea where to post this...)

Rather than screw around with trying to sync favorites across multiple browsers and machines, I've tried to maintain a single portable web page with links to various frequently used sites and resources. It's been a pain to maintain however.

I recently ran across Wiki on a Stick and TiddlyWiki.

Anyone have experience with these?  Anyone have a preference and why?  Which one is the easiest to use for the impatient lazy man?

Jeff
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RE: Portable Wikis

wow, thanks for those links...I hadn't thought to use something like this but it's perfect!  I'll be interested to see what the preferences are....

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RE: Portable Wikis

(OP)
Unfortunately it's been pretty lonely in here. winky smile  Looks like we're on our own.  I'll post back after I've had a chance to try one or both.

Jeff
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RE: Portable Wikis

Another product you might take a look at that I *LOVE* is www.xmarks.com (formerly Foxmarks).

It's a little addin that keeps all of your bookmarks and passwords synchronized between machines.

In short, it rocks.

 

Just my 2¢

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RE: Portable Wikis

(OP)
I've looked at at stuff like that but it has to be installed.  I'm trying to work totally portable.  

Also, in the web page, I put the link along with a description and some notes about each site. That also gives me the option of giving a copy of the page to someone else for their own use.

Jeff
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RE: Portable Wikis

Quote:


I've looked at at stuff like that but it has to be installed.

Not entirely true... you can install it on a machine (like your home machine, or main work machine) then go to the website and log in to access your bookmarks if you are on a "public" computer, such as an Internet Cafe (or a computer you cannot install the small add-in on).

 

Just my 2¢

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RE: Portable Wikis

(OP)
Missed that part.  I'll look at it again. I may have a different use for something like that.

Jeff
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RE: Portable Wikis

Does it need to be something you can carry around with you?  

If web-based service would work you might like http://delicious.com/

They have a firefox add-in that is fantastic, or you can just log into the delicious site and see all your bookmarks there.

 

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RE: Portable Wikis

I'll have to give those a try, thanks for the links.  I currently keep my own 'knowledgebase' wiki (which is mostly links to other resources) on my website, but there are occasions when internet access might not be available when working on a client/customer system.  One of the nice features about a full-fledged wiki is the search capabilities.  Wiki on a Stick mentions 'tags', but not search.  The TiddlyWiki pages do indcate that it's searchable, but I wonder how well it works.

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