In addition to the usual feature additions and streamlining, the Autumn 2008 release of Tasktop (v1.3) extends the integration already available for Windows and IE to Linux and Firefox.
Project managers and developers based on Linux who are not using Eclipse can now download the standalone Tasktop application, built on the Eclipse Rich Client Platform. This provides Linux users with Mylyn's productivity benefits, such as offline access to Bugzilla, CollabNet, JIRA, Trac and Rally. It also includes Tasktop's additional features such as Google Apps integration and to-the-minute tracking of time spent working within Tasktop and other Linux applications.
By installing the new Tasktop Firefox add-on and clicking the "Less is More" logo in Firefox, Tasktop's instant session restore will happen within the linked Firefox window instead of the Tasktop window. Navigating to pages in Firefox populates Tasktop's degree-of-interest model. With a click, browser tabs are instantly restored as you switch tasks. This feature was frequently requested by web developers because pages being tested with Firebug are instantly restored as you switch tasks. For others, it streamlines the web browsing experience and eliminates bookmark overload.
Read more in the Tasktop Blog...