Monday, February 20th, 2006

DiggLicious.com – a Blend of Digg.com and Del.icio.us

Category: Ajax, XmlHttpRequest

The new site, Digglicious.com, combines two of the most widely used/visited sites out there these days – Digg.com and Del.icio.us – to create a live feed showing a cross-reference for items coming from both sites, showing the diggs and the number of times tagged on del.icio.us together.

digg.com is a social news site and del.icio.us is a social bookmarking or tagging site. [Below] you can observe a live view of the action on these two sites without having to reload your browser. If a site interests you click on it to check it out, then return here and use the handy links to go directly to del.icio.us to bookmark it or digg.com to digg it!

The actual code that handles the updating is hand-written (no framework) and even uses its own functionality to do the fade-in at the top of the list. It’s an interesting concept, and shows, once again, the power for bringing constant, current information that Ajax has to even the simplest apps.

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 12:25 pm
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An alternative to digglicious.com is diggdot.us, which been around for a few months and combines Digg, Slashdot, and del.icio.us.

Comment by sean — February 20, 2006

And then there’s http://reddiggdot.us which combines Reddit, Digg, Slashdot, and del.icio.us

Comment by jm — February 20, 2006

Don’t forget http://yaghooamazspotredvinediggdotickrlinesdeo.fm which combines flickr, amazon, yahoo, google maps, delicious, digg, reddit, slashdot, blogspot, newsvine, bloglines, odeo and last.fm.

Comment by Sarcastic Guy — February 20, 2006

They should add a filter on specified tags and then IMHO the site would actually be useful.

Comment by nixon — February 21, 2006

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