RSS reader, to-do list, drawing pad, and more
Makagiga includes a bulletin board, an RSS reader, a notebook, a calendar, and a task scheduler, with all the components intelligently linked.
Makagiga is a handy collection of tools bundled into what you might call a desktop for the desktop. According to the project's FAQ, Makagiga  is a "kind of cake made with caramel, honey, poppy, nuts" – an interesting mix to say the least.
In this article, I explain how the Makagiga interface works and how to subscribe to and retrieve RSS feeds, post messages on the bulletin board, and install plugins.
Makagiga unites this mix under a Java umbrella. The Makagiga family includes an RSS reader, a to-do manager, a calendar, a simple drawing tool, a text editor, a notebook, and an image viewer (Figure 1). Makagiga is also extensible via plugins and widgets.
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