Buckets

Create collections and stashes of online resources in style

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Joel RosenMaker@jrosendesign · Creator of Buckets.me and briefbox.me
Buckets is a visual bookmarking tool to create your own stashes and collections of online resources. I built it basically becuase I couldnt find an awesome ‘create your own stash’ kind of tool, apart from one or two, which I found to be fiddly, and not with the kind of design meets usability vibe I was after. One of the main things I was looking for whilst hunting for this sort of tool, was that it could visually reference my favourite sites and online resources, and even better still — auto create visuals based on a url. So I got to work, played around with some php, tweaking the hell out of wordpress and I’m super pleased to have finished up this baby! Love to hear your thoughts guys!
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dino reic (@dux)@dux · geek, Flow.io, Trifolium
@jrosendesign there are probably 100 :) here is one I use and made for fun http://leanbookmarks.com/ buckets.me feels slow, but it is nicely designed. where is bookmarklet for adding shit?
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Joel RosenMaker@jrosendesign · Creator of Buckets.me and briefbox.me
@dux On the case with the speed! Noticed that too today since getting high traffic. Bookmarklet etc.. possibly in the future, thanks for your feedback.
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Nathaniel Blackburn@itsnblackburn · UI Engineer
What is the difference between this and say the more mature raindrop.io?
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Joel RosenMaker@jrosendesign · Creator of Buckets.me and briefbox.me
@itsnblackburn Hey Nathaniel, thanks for reaching out and to answer your question. Raindrop is awesome i use it myself and it works well for some seriously advanced bookmarking. I wanted to create something that was more around the 'create your own stashes' concept. With rain drop if you create say a collection of helpful resources for designers, when you share that link, raindrop guides the guest to join and sign up and is complex in its appearance like being sent a link to dashboard with loads of buttons, options and other stuff going on. I just wanted to make something more lightweight and simple.
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Nathaniel Blackburn@itsnblackburn · UI Engineer
@jrosendesign Ah, OK so it's a simplified version of the same concept which is nice because we need more simple things. The only problem i see is when people start requesting things, you will quickly loose that and it will end up being the same.
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Westin Lohne@westinlohne · product design @facebook
@itsnblackburn any good designer knows how to limit their product scope. by the looks of it, Joel understands this-- his app was made with this in mind.
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Joel RosenMaker@jrosendesign · Creator of Buckets.me and briefbox.me
@westinlohne @itsnblackburn Thanks Westin! Appreciate that
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Joel RosenMaker@jrosendesign · Creator of Buckets.me and briefbox.me
@itsnblackburn Great point, I'm already getting loads of requests of people asking for additional stuff, the kind of thing that would turn this into more of a bookmark manager which isn't really what this is about - to be honest, I need to do a bit more thinking about it's future. Thanks for your feedback though man apprecitce it.
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Bram Kanstein (@bramk)@bramk · Working on @nocodemvp (pre-launch)
Ooh man wish I found this earlier ;)
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Joel RosenMaker@jrosendesign · Creator of Buckets.me and briefbox.me
@bramk Hey Bram, thanks for your comment! Love the infamous startup stash by the way - smashed it!
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John Paul Nuguit Ada@johnpaulada · Software Engineer
Buckets is down! :( It gives me a Forbidden! :(
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Siddharth Jaiswal@sdrth_ · Launch and Growth Marketing for Startups
@jrosendesign Is this product dead?
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Cameron Kelley@ckelley · Engineer, entrepreneur, futurist
@jrosendesign @sdrth_ Wondering the same here!