Open Source Native App for WordPress
Although we began work last year on Safari based WordPress Theme and Plugin suite that had potential to offer the untethered convenience of mobile blogging, we were beat to the punch by Automattic/Effigent. Built on the iPhone SDK as a native Cocoa Touch app makes a robust touch UI crisp in its access and delivery.
Splendid as a portable notepad where you can quickly start local drafts of posts. Later, when you’re on the desktop, local drafts get posted to remote drafts for editing and production tasks.
The ability to easily integrate photos by the standard camera and photo library API is perfect for screen shots in this case.
Rumors of a copy and paste feature in iPhone 2.1 abound. This WordPress Touch client really won’t be complete until a great select and hyperlink user interface is developed.