Tellico 3.4 is available, with several new features, updated data sources, bug fixes and build changes. I’m excited about this release. It pulls together a few different things that I’d been working on. I’ve got a few more ideas about
Starting in version 3.3, Tellico will be able to search Colnect, an online community for collectibles providing personal collection management. As of right now, Tellico can search for coin information only. Colnect has information in a variety of languages. Tellico
Amazon search will stop working in previous and current versions of Tellico on or after March 9, 2020. Tellico has been using their Product Advertising API v4, and they’re going to shutdown v4 down in favor of v5. There’s a
I’ve gotten a few emails and seen at least one forum post with questions about adding new data sources to Tellico. Here’s a quick step-by-step tutorial.
In order to search the ADS from Tellico, you can use a script that I just uploaded to kde-files.org. Download the script, and then add a new external data source in Tellico with the settings as shown below. Change the
A data source for searching DVDFr.com has been added to Tellico. DVDFr is a French movie site with a nice XML API for performing queries, which made adding the code very simple. Sites with existing APIs are easy to add
Two additional data sources have been added to Tellico. Freebase is a generalized database of just about any structured data anyone can add. Tellico can search Freebase for books, comic books, movies, music, video games, and board games. Open Library
Two new data sources have been added to Tellico. MusicBrainz provides data about music and TheMovieDB provides movie information.
Wine.com recently made available an interface for searching their wine database. As you can see from the screenshot, Tellico will support searching Wine.com in the next release.
Amazon.com has changed their data API to require that all searches be signed with a secret key, unique to each user. Tellico 2.0 for KDE4 supports the new method. However, most older versions (i.e. all versions of Tellico prior to