Archive for August, 2008

Increasing interaction

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

With today's release, quite a few pages were updated to include basic interaction functions. The idea is that if you're logged in to ReadPath, any place that you come across an item you should be able to Share, Bookmark, Reply (if applicable), and mark it as Liked or Not Liked. A ...

Mark All Read now available on Friends page

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

As you're sifting through a large number of your friend's updates, it's now possible to mark them read in bulk as it is on the News page. You can do this by clicking on the Options drop down menu and then selecting the first item Mark All Read. This will ...

Top Rated Filtering

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

There is a new feature in todays release for Top Rated Filtering. This feature allows you to remove low scoring news items when reading on the News page. As you read and rate items with the ratings check marks, ReadPath adapts and scores your unread items. Now you can remove ...

Email bug fixed

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

There was a bug when sending direct messages to another user where the referenced item was not included. There was just a push to the live site that fixed this issue. Let us know if you see any future issues with shared emails.

Unread item changes

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

The backend system for determining unread has items has been totally revamped as of todays deployment. This will make it possible to do some cool new things and should free us up quite a bit scalability wise. The one downside is that the new system is not backwards compatible with ...

Email update

Monday, August 18th, 2008

Over the weekend a new format for emails was introduced. ReadPath is now sending out dual format text / HTML emails. This should be a much cleaner format for receiving updates and notifications. Plus it should gracefully fall back to text if your email client can't handle the HTML formatting. Along ...

Subscription search has been updated

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

There was an update to the subscription search pushed yesterday that has finished building and is now live. There were dozens of small tweaks to the way that the content of a subscription is examined and how its scored. Overall, this should make the results more relevant. Just a reminder that ...

Invites are now open

Friday, August 15th, 2008

Today's release also added another long needed feature, invites. There is now a button on the home page that will send out an invite to your friends and family. Along with the basic invite feature the emails that ReadPath sends have been updated as well. They are now sent as dual ...

Tracking public company news is now easier

Friday, August 15th, 2008

With today's release it's become much easier to track the news related to public companies. On the ReadPath home page there is a box for selecting a company by stock ticker. This will grab the Yahoo Finance news feed for that company and allow you to easily add the subscription.

Duplicates Update

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

I've just pushed out a new release that should fix most of the remaining duplicate item issues. An unfortunate side effect of this though is that as the subscriptions correct themselves you might see a few more duplicates. It has to do with which format of RSS the subscription used. ...