Wednesday, January 24th, 2007
Mkemne:) is a basic German “finance 2.0” website aiming for an easy interface for users to assess the state of the market. It presents company info and you get to add your favorite companies to a persistent watchlist. It was developed by Nader Cserny of Brand Infection, who was also responsible for the UI design of several Ajax sites we have previously featured here – Blummy, BandNews, WizLite, all sites developed by Alexander Kirk. (I’ve recently worked with Nader.)
Like a lot of Ajax/Web2.0 sites these days, it uses Lazy Registration – or what Mike Arrington recently termed “Auto-Login via a browser cookie” – to build the watchlist without requiring a formal signup process. Interestingly, Nader calls it “extremely lazy registration” because there is no sign up at all, ever. And for basic personalization like a watchlist, there’s a good argument that cookies are all you need.
mkemne:) is a user-friendly stockmarket portal, currently available for the German market.
I am interested in the stockmarket since the age of 14 and until today I am horified by the existing services. Google Finance being a welcome exception. With mkemne:) I wanted to create a portal that enables everybody to access market data in a fast and easy way.
- Reduction to the max. No 1000 links, banners, colors, etc.
- Keep a watchlist of your stocks. Add and remove them with a simple click
- Quickly catch the Winners/Losers of the day. A click saves your preferred indexes for the next time you visit the front page.
- Very Lazy-Registration. Actually there is no registration :)
- Read News about the stocks you keep in your watchlist, subscribe to your personalised RSS-Feed
- LAMP, cURL, cron
- moo.fx + moo.ajax
- PHP/SWF Charts
Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 6:10 pm