xs2.me – Day 4
Today was filled with useless activities such as a trip to IKEA and a dinner with friends. But I did get some excellent work done yesterday between midnight and 4AM. I managed to get to the point where I pressed a toolbar button in my firefox and 20 minutes later all my 422 LinkedIn connections were listed neatly in my database. It mainly took this long because I’m on a 3G connection at the moment. The new apartment doesn’t have internet yet. I managed to import Firstname, Lastname, Image, Email, Phone, Title and Company. I’m pretty happy with the progress on this front as it seems the client side scraping idea is working out so far.
Beta sign-ups are up to 41, this time mainly due to a self promotion post as a comment on a Techcrunch post about Plaxo. Interestingly most of the comments were flaming Plaxo. Looks like they’ve got a seriously bad reputation. I’d better check out at some point how they got that and not repeat their mistake, but instead do the opposite.
Tomorrow and the weekend are not looking good to get work in, so I’ll probably be back on Monday. I’d better get cracking since I’m aiming to publicly launch on the 30th of April… three weeks from now. More soon, time for bed.