It’s no secret that we are big ecto users at Foliovision. But we’ve found Ecto for Windows more trouble than its worth. We are not the only ones to think so.
Rather than continue to fight Ecto for Windows which is a bit overkill for what we need to do on our Windows computers we went looking for an alternative, preferably something more portable. The Firefox extension JustBlogIt seemed like just the trick.
Basic, but easy to use and open to multiple accounts – very important to cover our multiple weblogs.
JustBlogIt worked a treat with my legacy Typepad account (if you’re asking I don’t enjoy Typepad at all – tech support is terrible even on a premium account), but wouldn’t work with our WordPress weblog, always returning a PHP fatal error.
I asked Jérémie to investigate and this is what he came up with: