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Essential Blogging by Mena G. Trott, Benjamin Trott, Shelley Powers, Scott Johnson, Rael Dornfest, Cory Doctorow

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Slug

Slug (http://www.3e.org/slug/) is designed to work specifically with Movable Type via the Blogger API, UserLand’s proposed MetaWeblogAPI (a more generalized and extensible API based on Blogger’s), and some API calls specific to Movable Type. Other than the addition of Movable Type’s categories, Slug is rather rudimentary and reminiscent of BlogApp for Mac OS X and blogBuddy for Windows. Figure 2-7 shows Slug.

Slug’s support for Movable Type categories; the resulting entry appears underneath in Movable Type’s usual browser-based interface

Figure 2-7. Slug’s support for Movable Type categories; the resulting entry appears underneath in Movable Type’s usual browser-based interface

Slug comes as a self-installing Windows .msi application with included source code. It does require the installation of the Microsoft .NET Framework, a separate 19-megabyte download.

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