I’m in love. I <3 Delicious. mmm.
It’s been three days, and I’m already settling down into a very sweet relationship with Delicious. I’m slow, I know Delicious has been around a while. And I know I’m not the first… But it took me a long time to get away from the traditional idea of keeping all my bookmarks saved on my computer – computers (plural) that is. That’s me, a traditional guy (with too many collections of bookmarks on too many computers).
But I’ve been around a bit, experimenting with other ways to sync my bookmarks. I tried syncing my bookmarks with Bookmarks Synchroniser (predictably, I guess), but that went all crazy and I finally had to end it. Foxmarks was fun for a while but didn’t quite have what I was looking for. I even tried Furl (blush). All along I knew about Delicious, but somehow we didn’t ‘click’. Maybe the timing wasn’t right, our stars weren’t aligned (or something).
And then one day I was playing with Google Chrome and getting annoyed at how I couldn’t search my bookmarks as I was used to doing in Firefox. Then it dawned on me that Google didn’t want Chrome to be like Firefox, they wanted us to use the ‘cloud’ and online apps an’ stuff. They probably want us to use Google Bookmarks, pfff. Well, I took a look at Google Bookmarks and compared them with Delicious and then it clicked. Oooh, Delicious. You so fine.
So now I’ve combined my home, work and other saved bookmarks into one, and they’re all on Delicious , and all in all my sidebars, on all my computers, all the time. It’s everything I’ve ever wanted.
When I ‘Ctrl D’ to save a bookmark, up pops the Delicious prompt suggesting tags to categorise the link. Easy peasy.
It’s too good to be true. I’m waiting for the honeymoon period to wear off. But until it does, I’ll shout it from the rooftops. I <3 Delicious .