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The pushbutton Web

61 month ago

nelson : The pushbutton Web - Anil breaks down some of the recent work around realtime messaging

Simon Willison : The Pushbutton Web: Realtime Becomes Real - The Pushbutton Web: Realtime Becomes Real. Anil Dash is excited by the potential for PubSubHubBub and Webhooks to make near-real-time scalable event publishing accessible to regular web developers. So am I.

jimray : Anil's thoughts on the "pushbutton web" are really smart - And really well written, to boot. This is the future.

Andy Baio : Anil Dash on the Pushbutton Web - the best articulation of the current real-time web trend I've seen

Greg Storey : Pushbutton. - Forgot to link to this earlier. Go. Read. Now.

Anil : The Pushbutton Web: Realtime Becomes Real - tweetcount_url = 'http://dashes.com/anil/2009/07/the-pushbutton-web-realtime-becomes-real.html#comment-661209'; tweetcount_title = 'The Pushbutton Web, about realtime messaging getting real'; tweetcount_src = 'By @anildash:'; tweetcount_

Yahoo! Pipes, like Unix pipes for the web

91 month ago

Andy Baio : Yahoo! Pipes, like Unix pipes for the web - Tim O'Reilly nails why this is so neat

Jeremy Zawodny : Pipes: Rewire the web - Pipes: Rewire the web: "Pipes is a hosted service that lets you remix feeds and create new data mashups in a visual programming environment."

Simon Willison : Pipes - Pipes. New Yahoo! service for combining and remixing Atom/RSS feeds using a really sophisticated drag-and-drop UI.

Rod Begbie : Pipes: Rewire the web - Wicked cool RSS/Atom masher-upper from Yahoo. Nice GUI and mapping model, which means making a Boing Boing feed without Xeni Jardin can essentially be a drag'n'drop operation. [via#

jimray : Pipes: Rewire the web - Poor Ted Stevens is now utterly confused

I like big charts and I cannot lie

92 month ago

Jeremy Zawodny : I like big charts and I cannot lie - I like big charts and I cannot lie: that's some cool personal info porn... bonus points for the subtle ass reference

Andy Baio : Google Reader adds personalized charts - the best feedreader around keeps getting better

Linkorama : I like big charts and I cannot lie - headline of the year (so far) and a great incentivizing tool for google reader

Rod Begbie : Official Google Reader Blog: I like big charts and I cannot lie - Google Reader do cool personal "what have I been reading" datamining. Google Reader's come on by leaps and bounds since its launch -- If you're still using Bloglines, it's well worth trying out again. [via#

plasticbag : The Google Reader blog talks about the work on the trends stuff that Veen and Doug have been doing... - I've still not actually had a play with this yet, which is pretty much unforgivable, particularly as I have such trouble with keeping up with my newsreader.

Workbench: Letter from Dave Winer's Attorney

102 month ago

Jeremy Zawodny : Workbench: Letter from Dave Winer's Attorney - Workbench: Letter from Dave Winer's Attorney: help Dave Winer, get sued

jkottke : Rogers Cadenhead, after receiving a letter from Dave Winer's attorney: "I've never been more retroactively embarrassed to have paid someone a compliment in my life."

kellan : Workbench: Letter from Dave Winer's Attorney - Eventually he burns everyone. #

kayodeok : Workbench: Letter from Dave Winer's Attorney - In a work-for-hire agreement with Winer, I ported Weblogs.Com from a Frontier application running in Windows to an Apache/MySQL/PHP application running on Linux. It was a financial success for Winer, who sold Weblogs.Com to VeriSign in October 2005 for $2

tehu : Workbench: Letter from Dave Winer's Attorney - "There's no real generosity in tech business" Jens Alfke 01-22-2006 / or Virtual Dave ?

Andy Baio : Rogers Cadenhead gets a letter from Dave Winer's attorney - also: Winer's side of the story

znarf : Workbench: Letter from Dave Winer's Attorney [via#

Philippe Janvier : Letter from Dave Winer's Attorney - No comment ! [via#

Nelson Minar : Dave Winer still nuts - Lawsuit fun! (via HotLinks)

Sam Ruby: Mr Safe

103 month ago

Isofarro : Sam Ruby: Mr Safe - Mr Safe continues his chat about RSS2.0, and finds RSS2.0 in an even bigger mess than 18 months ago.

znarf : Sam Ruby: Mr Safe - Syndication War is back :) [via#

Philippe Janvier : Mr Safe - "Q: Meanwhile, it finally is safe to put out feeds... based on Atom 1.0? A: Yes." [via#

Jeremy Zawodny : Mr Safe - Mr Safe: When Sam wants to be funny and make a point, he does both quite well.

Feed Icons - Help establish the new standard

105 month ago

jimray : Feed Icons - Help establish the new standard - Oh, sure, what the hell

Philippe Janvier : Feed Icons : Help establish the new standard - "We need your help to spread the word." [via#

plasticbag : Feed Icons - More for my use than for yours, feedicons.com contains a variety of different colour versions of the various RSS/Atom standard icons

Jeremy Zawodny : Feed Icons - Feed Icons: Home of the standard web feed icon

Google Base - RSS 2.0 Specification

106 month ago

Jeremy Zawodny : Google Base - RSS 2.0 Specification - Google Base - RSS 2.0 Specification: all your base are belong to google

kayodeok : Google Base - RSS 2.0 Specification - This document provides guidelines for the creation of an XML file that is in the RSS 2.0 format.

deusx : Google Base - RSS 2.0 Specification - You know, you don't really need Google around to start using these extensions...

Philippe Janvier : RSS 2.0 Specification in Google Base - Même la spécification RSS 2.0 appartient désormais à Google :) [via#

No, ask what Bloglines can do to you

106 month ago

kayodeok : No, ask what Bloglines can do to you - The short version, since I do seem to go on: Bloglines doesn't properly remove JavaScript from on {event} attributes, only from elements, so any post you view is capable of stealing your login cookie, including your email address, and doing anyth

Milo Vermeulen : phil ringnalda on Bloglines cross-site-scripting security hole [via]

Paul Hammond : phil ringnalda » No, ask what Bloglines can do to you - any post you view is capable of stealing your login cookie, including your email address, and doing anything in the interface

deusx : phil ringnalda » No, ask what Bloglines can do to you - "If you are depending on the search feed providers to strip dangerous markup before it gets to you, you’re putting your faith in two wrong places."

Google Reader

107 month ago

Andy Baio : Google Reader - Google launches their web-based feed reader

Linkorama : Google Reader - Sweet web based aggregator

Jason Shellen : Google Reader - This is the project I've been working on for some months now. Give it a whirl! #

plasticbag : Google has launched an RSS reader / aggregator called "Google Reader" - It's frankly a bit weird. It's going to take me some time to get my head around it...

FeedTree: collaborative RSS and Atom delivery

107 month ago

deusx : FeedTree: collaborative RSS and Atom delivery - "How does this work? The short answer is that new RSS items are distributed using peer-to-peer multicast."

Rod Begbie : FeedTree: collaborative RSS and Atom delivery - Dan's research project into shunting RSS around the inertnet gets a sickeningly lovely homepage. If it doesn't mangle my Atomness too much, I might start pushing my feeds out with this tonight. [via#

Philippe Janvier : FeedTree : collaborative RSS and Atom delivery - "FeedTree, a peer-to-peer system for distributing Web feeds faster." [via#

jimray : FeedTree: collaborative RSS and Atom delivery - P2P framework for RSS

Google Blog Search

108 month ago

Andy Baio : Google Blog Search - here's the FAQ, and Technorati CEO Dave Sifry's thoughts

kayodeok : Google Blog Search - Find blogs on your favorite topics

jkottke : Google launches blog search - Google finally launches a blog search service. The default search is by relevance, which I'm not sure is correct, and it's pretty bare bones so far, but I'm sure that many other people will be saying so long, Technorati. (via waxy) [via]

Philippe Janvier : Google Blog Search - "...a validation moment for the entire blogosphere". [via#

Simon Willison : Google Blog Search - It's very simple, and appears to do exactly what you'd expect. [via]

Richard Rutter : Google Blog Search - Not just a filtered search, but less interesting than Technorati.

del.icio.usdel.icio.us: json feeds

109 month ago

deusx : del.icio.usdel.icio.us: json feeds - "You can load a javascript object that contains your latest bookmarks, by including the following script"

kayodeok : del.icio.us / doc / feeds / json - You can load a javascript object that contains your latest bookmarks, by including the following script

jimray : del.icio.usdel.icio.us: json feeds - Del.icio.us linkroll as a javascript object, not just an unordered list!

Philippe Janvier : del.icio.us: json feeds - "...a javascript object that contains your latest bookmarks...". POssible to filter the links by tags. [via#

Google News offers RSS and Atom formats

109 month ago

Isofarro : Google News offers RSS and Atom formats - Thank you Google!

jkottke : Google News RSS - Google News now offering RSS/Atom feeds. (via Zawodony) [via]

kayodeok : Google News Feeds - You can also get a feed for any search you do on Google News. First do any search on Google News, then simply use the Atom or RSS link on the left-hand side of your search

jimray : Google news adds feeds - "bout damn time, though I suspect the wait was more due to politics than tech

Atomic RSS

109 month ago

kayodeok : Atomic RSS - You can generate an RSS feed and, by following a few simple rules, be really sure that there's a 100%-equivalent Atom 1.0 feed, so that if you're generating both, they'll be in sync, and if you need to switch back and forth, it's just a matter of changing

François Nonnenmacher : Atomic RSS

Paul Hammond : ongoing · Atomic RSS - Atomic RSS is pretty easy, really.

Philippe Janvier : Atomic RSS - Atom et RSS version "coktail-shaker". Est-ce vraiment une bonne solution ? [via#

RSS 2.0 and Atom 1.0, Compared

110 month ago

Isofarro : RSS 2.0 and Atom 1.0, Compared - 'RSS 2.0 may contain either plain text or escaped HTML, with no way to indicate which of the two is provided.'

kayodeok : RSS 2.0 and Atom 1.0, Compared - The purpose of this page is to summarize, as clearly and simply as possible, the differences between the RSS 2.0 and Atom 1.0 syndication languages

Rod Begbie : RSS 2.0 and Atom 1.0, Compared - Tell your RSS from your Atom. [via#

jimray : RSS 2.0 and Atom 1.0, Compared - Atom 1.0 coming soon

Nelson Minar : RSS 2.0 vs Atom 1.0 - Tim breaks it down

Paul Hammond : RSS 2.0 and Atom 1.0, Compared - The purpose of this page is to summarize, as clearly and simply as possible, the differences between the RSS 2.0 and Atom 1.0 syndication languages.

Secure RSS Syndication

110 month ago

kayodeok : Secure RSS Syndication - "In this article I present a Greasemonkey script to make FireFox decrypt a Blowfish-encrypted feed shown in Bloglines on the fly. And the encrypted data, it's held in a microformat."

Andy Baio : Secure RSS syndication with Greasemonkey and Bloglines - very neat hack for encrypting your feeds [via]  [via]

Philippe Janvier : Secure RSS Syndication - "...a method for encrypting RSS feeds with Blowfish, and for decrypting them on the fly using Greasemonkey...". [via#

nelson : Secure RSS syndication - Encryption + greasemonkey + RSS, wonder if anyone really uses it?

RSSContact, simple contact sharing

110 month ago

Andy Baio : RSSContact, simple contact sharing - from the creator of RSSCalendar [via]  [via]

joshua : RSSContact.com

ricmac : RSSContact - RSS for your contacts. One of the new non-blog ways RSS is being used. [via waxy.org]

kayodeok : RSS Contact - RSSContact allows individuals to share their personal contact information among family, friends, and colleagues - utilizing the latest in Really Simple Syndication (RSS) technology, including RSS channel creation and aggregation

Philippe Janvier : RSSContact - Partager ses informations personnelles et professionnelles avec ses parents, ses amis ou ses relations grâce à RSS. Un peu tiré par les cheveux, mais praticable quand même. [via#

Del.icio.us adds MP3, podcast support

111 month ago

Andy Baio : Del.icio.us adds MP3, podcast support - a brilliant, built-in extension of Eric Rice's DIY podcasting tutorial [via]  [via]

jimray : Del.icio.us now filters by media type - And creates RSS-with-enclosure feeds for instant podcasting! Brilliant!

kayodeok : del.icio.us: casting the net wider - "Bookmarked items in del.icio.us that end in one of a number of filetypes will now automatically get some system tags added. You can use these just like normal tags. RSS feeds that have one of those system tags added will automatically become a rss-with-e

Simon Willison : del.icio.us: casting the net wider - system: tags are a really neat way of adding specialised tag features.

The Usability of Subscribing to Feeds

112 month ago

Anne van Kesteren : The Usability of Subscribing to Feeds - On making feed links usable. #

djacobs : Jeffrey Veen on The Usability of Subscribing to Feeds

plasticbag : The Usability of Subscribing to Feeds - I'm interested in applying the Odeo model to centralising aggregator sites, and also in the exposed input box approach from BBC Radio sites...

WillPate : The Usability of Subscribing to Feeds - Excellent questions.

Philippe Janvier : The Usability of Subscribing to Feeds - "Is there anything we can do to the sites we build to help people subscribe to feeds ?" [via#

Richard Rutter : The Usability of Subscribing to Feeds - Jeff Veen wonders how we do it better.

BBC Backstage

112 month ago

Andy Baio : BBC Backstage - open API, feeds, and tools for remixing BBC content; if only all media was this open [via]  [via]

znarf : BBC Backstage - "backstage.bbc.co.uk is the BBC's new developer network, providing content feeds for anyone to build with. Alternatively, share your ideas on new ways to use BBC content. This is your BBC. We want to help you play." Waow, this rocks ! [via#

Rod Begbie : BBC Backstage - Auntie's new forum for sharing their (online) content. [via#

jimray : BBC backstage - The beeb gets remix religion

Simon Willison : BBC Backstage - Feeds, APIs, and other geeky stuff. This is really, really good. (via) [via]

kayodeok : BBC Backstage: Build what you want using BBC content - backstage.bbc.co.uk is the BBC's new developer network, providing content feeds for anyone to build with.

François Nonnenmacher : backstage.bbc.co.uk - Build what you want using BBC content -- an API to the BBC!

Philippe Janvier : BBC Backstage - "BBC's new developer network". [via#

Gmail adds feed reading

113 month ago

znarf : Gmail adds feed reading - "there's a new feature in Gmail called Web Clips, which displays little headlines above your inbox or message and is fed via, um, feeds." #

kayodeok : evhead: Gmail adds feed reading - "there's a new feature in Gmail called Web Clips, which displays little headlines above your inbox or message and is fed via, um, feeds"

jkottke : The Gmail interface now includes a wee newsreader

Philippe Janvier : Gmail adds feed reading - "...a new feature in Gmail called Web Clips, which displays little headlines above your inbox or message and is fed via, um, feeds". Pas encore arrivé jusqu'ici :( [via#

jimray : Gmail adds feed reading - I've never liked RSS aggregators as web services or as part of an email or web app, but this looks interesting none-the-less

flickRate - Ratings for flickr photos

113 month ago

znarf : flickRate - Ratings for flickr photos - "This is an attempt to give flickr the rating system that can be found for example on photo.net." #

Andy Baio : flickRate, enchanced ratings for Flickr photos - the Greasemonkey script integrates the rating function inline

Jeremy Zawodny : flickRate - flickRate: This is an attempt to give flickr a rating system that enhances the default favorites system.

kayodeok : flickRate - Enhanced favorites for Flickr - Welcome to flickRate! This is an attempt to enhance flickr's favorites system. This is beta, everything may change, and data can be lost

Dave argues against combining feeds

115 month ago

Andy Baio : Dave argues against combining feeds - or: why you'll never find daily links or Flickr photos in my main feed

Ethan Marcotte : Information Aversion - Keep your feeds as distinct as possible. Please. You're hurting America.

ricmac : mezzoblue on spliced content/links/photos RSS feeds (via eaxy) - I can only but add: me too! Quote: "I'd much prefer low volume and high signal, to frequent updates with content I don?t really care about."

Philippe Janvier : Information Aversion - "Combined feeds annoy me". [via#

How do you stand it?

115 month ago

Anne van Kesteren : How do you stand it? - :-) #

Wayne Burkett : phil ringnalda dot com: How do you stand it? - "Atom starts out as a good looking car, but 200 people are constantly working on it, even while it's driving along, building up and then tearing down enormous spoilers and scoops and weird things sticking out the sides that don't make any sense at all..." #

deusx : phil ringnalda dot com: How do you stand it? - "How do you stand it, remembering your dreams all the time?"

Philippe Janvier : How do you stand it ? - Dream or reality of RSS and Atom history :) [via#

Videora, the BitTorrent RSS reader

116 month ago

Andy Baio : Videora, the BitTorrent RSS reader - with "Season Passes" and "Wishlists" [via]  [via]

Rod Begbie : Videora - BitTorrent RSS Reader - A pretty looking app, which does the same thing as the Azureus RSS plugin. [via#

Jeremy Zawodny : Videora - BitTorrent RSS Reader - Videora - BitTorrent RSS Reader: watch what you want, when you want, from anywhere in the world

plasticbag : Videora combines RSS with BitTorrent to create a download-based PVR equivalent - Mooted a lot last year, very interesting stuff, windows-only which kind of sucks, apparently no better than the RSS plug-in for Azureus...

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