Tinderbox (application software)

Infobox Software
name = Tinderbox



caption =
developer = Eastgate Systems
released =
latest release version = 4.0
latest release date = 2007-08-03
operating system = Mac OS, Mac OS X
platform =
genre = Content Management, Outliner, Personal information manager
license = Proprietary
website = [http://www.eastgate.com/Tinderbox/ http://www.eastgate.com/Tinderbox/]

Tinderbox is a personal Content management system developed for Macintosh now for Mac OS X. It is made by Eastgate Systems. [ [http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-107525662.html Tinderbox 1.2: multipurpose app sparks, stores, and shares ideas.] , MacWorld, September 1, 2003.] [ [http://online.wsj.com/article/SB106632803395183400.html?mod=googlewsj Hurrah For Great Mac Software] by Jeremy Wagstaff, The Wall Street Journal, October 16, 2003.] MacWorld described it as " a remarkable tool for storing, arranging, exploring, and publishing data." [ [http://www.macworld.com/2004/05/reviews/minifinders8/ Minifinders: Multimedia to Organization Software] , MacWorld, May 18, 2004.]

Its functions as summarized on its product page include;

"...stores and organizes your notes, plans, and ideas. It can help you analyze and understand them. And Tinderbox helps you share ideas through Web journals and web logs." [ [http://www.eastgate.com/Tinderbox/ Eastgate Tinderbox product page, August 16, 2007] ]
It also offers much of the functionality of outliner and spatial hypertext/mindmapper tools, in addition to knowledge management, database and agent(persistent search) tools.

Tinderbox is used for a wide variety of tasks:
* As a personal web publishing system, with good support for blog creation and management [ [http://www.eastgate.com/Tinderbox/Flint/ Flint] ]
* Personal information management [ [http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=900077Mark Bernstein, "Composites, Construction, Hypertext", Proceedings of the fourteenth ACM conference on Hypertext and hypermedia, ACM, New York, 2001. pp. 122-123.] ]
* Outlining and Mindmapping [See the Tinderbox manual]
* Concept mapping
* Notetaking [ [http://www.NotesAboutNotes.com/ Notes about Notes] and [http://notesaboutnotes.com/Notes/TinderboxPrototypes.html Tinderbox Prototypes] ]
* Plot and story construction and writing [ [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-djSAmKbMQY YouTube - Plotting With Tinderbox ] ]
* Creating hypertexts

External links

* [http://www.sitepoint.com/article/review-Tinderbox - Review by Nathan Matias] , Sitepoint, 2004 February 27.
* [http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2003/oct/16/shopping.computingandthenet - Giles Foden] , The Guardian, 2003 October 16.
* [http://www.atpm.com/10.10/atpo.shtml - Deep Tinderbox] , About This Particular Outliner, Ted Goranson
* [http://www.clickz.com/showPage.html?page=1475801 - The Best IA Tool You Never Heard Of] , Sean Carton, ClickZ, 2002 October 7.
* [http://www.boxesandarrows.com/view/innovation_extreme_makeover -Innovation Extreme Makeover] , Robert Ouellette, Boxes and Arrows, 2004 June 21.
* [http://radio.weblogs.com/0100524/stories/2002/04/07/TinderEngelRevist.html -Tinderboxing Engelbart Revisited] , Gordon Meyer, Wet Behind the Years, 2003 May 29.

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