infovore + rss   14

inessential: Oh God Not This Again
"In a nutshell: judging RSS itself because RSS readers are not mainstream is to miss everything that RSS does. And judging RSS readers for not being mainstream is to judge them against expectations set by some hype artists more than a decade ago — but not by me or anybody else actually doing the work...

It’s 2018, and I think by now we’re allowed to have things that some people like, but that not everybody uses." (This is good, even as someone who admittedly is Always Going To Like It)
rss  brentsimmons 
10 weeks ago by infovore
FeedTools
"FeedTools is a simple Ruby library for handling rss, atom, and cdf parsing, generation, and translation as well as caching. It attempts to adhere to Postel’s law—i.e. a liberal parsing and conservative generation policy." Wasn't aware of this until now, remarkably.
ruby  gem  rss  feeds  library  generation  parsing 
january 2009 by infovore
Rososo, the peaceful newsreader
"Rososo shows you which bookmarks have updated, and hides the rest. It is a good alternative to newsreaders, which, like your email inbox, tend to accumulate obligation and guilt." Not sure about only showing sites, rather than content, but I like the idea of peaceful software a lot.
web  feedreader  feeds  rss  news  reader 
october 2008 by infovore
Ars at WWDC: Exclusive preview of mobile NetNewsWire
Stripped-down - not a fully-featured feedreader, more a window on your feeds for when you're out. I like "window" metaphors for mobile tools.
feedreader  rss  feeds  iphone  application  netnewswire 
june 2008 by infovore
Fav.or.it - Overview
"Favorit is a unique product that not only allows you to aggregate content like a newsreader but also allows you to post comments, all without leaving its site."
stream  feed  rss  comment  flow  application  web  aggregation 
april 2008 by infovore
SimplePie: Super-fast, easy-to-use, RSS and Atom Parsing.
"SimplePie is a very fast and easy-to-use class, written in PHP, for reading RSS and Atom syndication feeds." ...and it's not Magpie!
php  rss  atom  feeds  feedreader  development  programming 
may 2007 by infovore
inessential.com: Weblog: Comments for 'NetNewsWire 2.1: Sorting by Attention'
Impressive; NNW 2.1 can sort feeds by the attention you pay them. This is the real impact of the attention economy - not securitizing it, not monetizing it, just using attention as a resource like anything else, and making your tools better as a result
rss  software  ui  attention  macosx 
march 2006 by infovore
O'Reilly: What Is Podcasting
Basic tips on building the RSS feed - the bit so many people are so uninformative on
rss  podcast 
february 2006 by infovore
Parsing a RSS Feed
Gosh. That's easy! Thank you, standard library...
ruby  rss  programming  howto 
january 2006 by infovore
Newspaper 2.0: The Blog Revolution
In part, on the NYT redesign. Newspaper sites becoming more bloglike, etc
newspaper  design  newyorktimes  weblogs  rss  journalism  newmedia 
january 2005 by infovore

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