Inbox2 desktop client
This is the source-code for the Inbox2 desktop client. One day I will write a better readme file, but for now fork it, fix it and send pull requests.
For an overview of the client (back when we did a public commercial launch, old stuff), check out these links:
More is available on our press page:
Whatever, I just want the download
Its still a bit buggy here and there but that is what this GitHub page is for. Submit bug reports and if you happen to know your c#; fork it, fix it and send pull requests :-)
- Looks better then anything else out there
- Aggregates messages from email accounts + social networking accounts
- Shows updates from your friend on social networks in a side bar
Check out the announcement on hackernews with my comments (waseem)
- Waseem Sadiq (firstname.lastname@example.org, www.twitter.com/waseemsadiq) - code jedi
- Dinesh Duggal (email@example.com) - interaction design clone trooper
- Moin Sayed (www.phab1.com) - design wookie
- Khuram Hussain (firstname.lastname@example.org, www.twitter.com/khuramhussain) - senetor palpatine before he became darth sidious :-)
How to build this thing
- Open the Code\Inbox2 Client Only.sln solution
- Open the Configuration Manager (under the debug dropdown, choose Configuration Manager...)
- Under the "Active solution platform" dropdown choose x86
- Hit menu Build->Build Solution
This builds the client for x86. Since we use a couple of native libraries we need to do it like this. There is also a solution available for doing an x64 build but that one is a bit behind, will be fixed soon.
Your data folder can be found under the windows roaming folder, for example under Windows 7 for me that is.
Throwing away this folder resets everything for a fresh start
If you need to setup the same times often, create a file in the root of your C drive called PreChannels.xml. Its contents look like this:
<channels> <channel name="GMail" username="email@example.com" password="mysecretpassword" /> <channel name="Exchange" hostname="https://exchange.somewhere.com/owa" username="waseem" password="mysecretpassword" /> </channels>
Now everytime you open the setup these channels will be prefilled and you only need to hit the add button.
What about a mac version?
Maybe some day, if you are an objective-c/c/c++/cocoa wizard and you want to take this up, ping me.