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Feed Genie

“Get your favorite feeds as Data Sources!”

Get your favorite feeds as Data Sources directly in Dreamweaver! Now you can add the feed fields directly from the Data bindings panel to your page and any tag attributes as dynamic data! Use Feed Genie Repeater to display all the feed entries exactly the way you want. Choose from the many supplied standard feeds like Flickr, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and Picasa but customize them with your own filters!

As the Feed Genie creates Dreamweaver Data Bindings, you can also use it in combination with any other standard Dreamweaver extension as well as the DMXzone extensions such as HTML5 Image Enhancer, DMXzone Lightbox and many others. You can even add a cool paging to the Feed Genie records with the DMXzone Paginator!

Overview

Features Highlights:

  • Many standard feeds supplied - Choose from the many feed such as: Flickr, YouTube, Facebook,Twitter, Last.FM, WordPress and Picasa.
  • Fully Parameterized Feeds - For each chosen feed an interface with feed specific options is shown, so you can directly enter the needed feed parameters! When you want to display the Picasa photos for a specific album, you can just enter the album name in the appropriate field.
  • Custom Feed Data Sources - Next to the standard feed data fields you can choose from, you get, depending on the choosen field type, additional custom data source fields in the data binding panel! So when you choose a Picasa Photo feed you can also use fields like additional EXIF information or various user and album values.
  • Custom feeds – If your feed is not on the list you can always enter your feed URL directly.
  • Feeds as Data Sources - Add your favorite feeds as data sources directly in Dreamweaver.
  • Feed Fields - Add feed fields directly from the Data Bindings panel.
  • Tag attributes - Add any tag attributes as dynamic data.
  • Feed Genie Repeater - Use Repeat region to display all feed entries the way you want.

Features

  • Many standard feeds supplied - Choose from the many feed such as: Flickr, YouTube, Facebook,Twitter, Last.FM, WordPress and Picasa.

  • Fully Parameterized Feeds - For each chosen feed an interface with feed specific options is shown, so you can directly enter the needed feed parameters! When you want to display the Picasa photos for a specific album, you can just enter the album name in the appropriate field.

  • Custom Feed Data Sources - Next to the standard feed data fields you can choose from, you get, depending on the choosen field type, additional custom data source fields in the data binding panel! So when you choose a Picasa Photo feed you can also use fields like additional EXIF information or various user and album values.

  • Custom feeds – If your feed is not on the list you can always enter your feed URL directly.

  • Feeds as Data Sources - Add your favorite feeds as data sources directly in Dreamweaver.

  • Feed Fields - Add feed fields directly from the Data Bindings panel.

  • Tag attributes - Add any tag attributes as dynamic data.

  • Feed Genie Repeater - Use Repeat region to display all feed entries the way you want.

  • Use Feed Genie ASP with other extensions - You can combine it with any standard Dreamweaver extension as well as the DMXzone extensions like DMXzone Lightbox, HTML5 Image Enhancer, and many others.

Feed Genie ASP Demo

  • Cacheable Feeds - the feeds are automatically cached when fetched so when requested again the cached version is served directly and the user gets an instant response as well your server load stays low. You can fully control the cache time with the supplied option.

  • Sorting option – You can sort your feeds by author, title, link, description, and many others.

  • Search engine friendly – The feeds are generated server side and can be well indexed.

  • Great Dreamweaver Integration - Interactive dialog in Dreamweaver with all the options you’ll need.

Showcases

  • Geo Located Images Showcase

    For this showcase we used Flicker public feed (Feed Genie) with Geo location images that are displayed on our DMXzone Google Maps.

  • Feed Genie & DMXzone Supersized Showcase

    In this showcase we binded Feed Genie and DMXzone Supersized so you can search for images in Picasa. Also you can connect your Picasa/Flickr account directly to use it as a source for your DMXzone ...

  • Animated Thumbnail Gallery

    In this showcase you can explore a whole wall of images, created with the help of Animated Thumbnail Gallery. The images are 'pulled out' directly from Pisaca with Feed Genie so you don't have to ...

  • Nivo Slider, Lightbox & Feed Genie Showcase

    Images from Picassa Web Album Tartan Collection 2005-2009 fetched with DMXzone Feed Genie and displayed with DMXzone Nivo Slider and DMXzone Lightbox.

  • Photography Website Showcase

    In this showcase we binded Feed Genie and DMXzone Supersized so you can search for images in Picasa. Also you can connect your Picasa/Flickr account directly to use it as a source for your DMXzone ...

  • DMXzone Tube Showcase

    In this showcase we've used two different Feed Genie feeds. The first page is connected to the DMXzone YouTube channel and shows the playlists with the help of YouTube User Playlist feed. In the ...

  • Feed Genie YouTube Showcase

    The showcase uses YouTube - Video Search feed, which is one of the many feeds supplied in the Feed Genie extension. It also features a DMXzone Paginator PHP that allows you to navigate through the ...

  • Feed Genie Picasa Featured Showcase

    The showcase shows you a simple image wall set up with our Feed Genie returning a Picasa featured photos feed.

  • HTML Slideshow and Feed Genie

    In this showcase, created by our bug-ninja Miro, you can explore how he combined HTML5 Slideshow and Feed Genie in other words, images feeds and a slideshow, so that you can always have your favorite ...

  • Flickr and Picasa combined feeds

    In this showcase you will be able to experience two feeds from Flickr and Picasa combined on one page.

  • RSS Feeds Reading Page

    Click on 'addNew' to enter your own feed link into the text field that will be revealed. If your feed fails to load click on 'debugFeed' for more information about the cause.

  • YouTube Custom Search Form Showcase

    Another showcase with the YouTube Video Search feed, which results are displayed in multiple pages.

  • Picasa Feed Genie

    The showcase has been created with Feed Genie and Spry Tabbed Panels. There are two types of feeds from Picasaweb and Picasa search option.

  • Feed Genie Preview Showcase

    In this showcase we've used the YouTube Video Search feed, where you can filter YouTube videos from the search field and choose which one to be displayed. We've also used HTML5 Image Enhancer in ...

  • Flame Girl Showcase

    Browse the album and explore the amazing images with the help of DMXzone Paginator ASP.

Videos


Requirements

Type: Behavior
License: External link
Product: Dreamweaver 8, Dreamweaver CS3, Dreamweaver CS4, Dreamweaver CS5/CS5.5 and CS6
Server Model: ASP JavaScript, ASP VBScript, PHP MySQL
Platform: Win XP/2000/2003/2008/7, Mac OS X
Browser: Firefox 3.6+, Opera 9.5, Safari 3, Chrome 9+, Safari 4+
Screen Shot: Details...
Tags: feed, genie,php, asp, picasa, facebook, youtube, flickr


History

Version 1.0.6

  • Full Dreamweaver CC and Extension Manager CC support
  • Improved extension User Interface
  • Improved Windows 8 compatibility

Version 1.0.5

  • Feed Genie lifts up all feed limits and delivers unlimited items for other DMXzone extensions that use it as data source like HTML5 Slideshow, DMXzone Supersized and others
  • Improved compatibility with Mac DW CS 5.5+

Version 1.0.4

  • Geo Location fields available for Flickr, Picasa and Youtube feeds! Very useful for displaying with DMXzone Google Maps
  • Additional image sizes available for Picasa Feeds
  • Original Image now also available as binding to Picasa feeds
  • Improved publishDate in ASP to handle more time formats
  • Improved php parsing for feeds with special xpath replace attributes
  • Defaults geo lat/lang to 0 if none is found

Version 1.0.3

  • Fixed paging of custom feeds
  • Fixed date feeds from PHP
  • Fixed publishedDate in PHP for Google feeds
  • Improved fetching of some RDF feeds

Version 1.0.2

  • Both the ASP and the PHP are packed together in a single extension, so you can use all the awesome features in your own needful way.

Version 1.0.1

  • Improved feed data bindings order
  • Improved compatibility with HTML5 Slideshow
  • Fixed first time feed fetch when used without repeater 

Update Procedure:

Here are five easy steps to update all your pages;

  1. Install the latest version of Feed Genie
  2. Open your Feed Genie page
  3. Select the existing Feed Genie Server Behavior from the server behaviors palette
  4. Click on the ok button to re-apply the server behaviors
  5. An alert will be sure that your files are replaces, make sure you upload the files to your server   

George Petrov

George PetrovGeorge Petrov is a renowned software writer and developer whose extensive skills brought numerous extensions, articles and knowledge to the DMXzone- the online community for professional Adobe Dreamweaver users. His expertise in countless languages and technologies gives inspiration and teach valuable lessons on his website – DMXzone.com which is most popular for its over high-quality Dreamweaver extensions and templates.

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