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rss.js

With all of the JSON Feed hubbub recently I thought it was interesting to read Dave Winer’s post re: how he had created a JSON spec based on RSS in 2012 called rss.js: I wanted to see if there was interest among developers for a JSON version of RSS. I put up a website, with […]

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Titleless posts

Dave Winer re: NetNewsWire adding support for titleless items in a RSS or JSON Feed: I got an email from NetNewsWire user Frank Leahy, requesting that I add titles to my feed for items that don’t have titles. This is an issue that is going to continue to grow. With services like Micro.blog and post […]

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John Gruber on JSON Feed

John Gruber: The DF RSS feed isn’t going anywhere, so if you’re already subscribed to it, there’s no need to switch. But JSON Feed’s spec makes it possible for me to specify both a url that points to the post on Daring Fireball (i.e. the permalink) and an external_url that points to the article I’m […]

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JSON Feed

Manton Reece and Brent Simmons have created a new specification for creating feeds using JSON. They write: We — Manton Reece and Brent Simmons — have noticed that JSON has become the developers’ choice for APIs, and that developers will often go out of their way to avoid XML. JSON is simpler to read and write, and […]

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David Mead writes about Feedly: There seems no way to see all your feeds in one place, and mange them accordingly. Everything has to be a “collection”. Those only show a few on the screen at any one time. So you have to keep expanding and collapsing boxes to make simple changes. It got to […]

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Julien Genestoux, founder of Superfeedr, on his company’s blog regarding his company being acquired by Medium and how Medium is supporting open protocols already: At Superfeedr, we’ve promoted the open web by embracing open formats and protocols, such as RSS, Atom, XMPP and PubSubHubbub. Over the years, we’ve also learned that these protocols are only […]

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Seth Godin, on his blog: Other than writing a daily blog (a practice that’s free, and priceless), reading more blogs is one of the best ways to become smarter, more effective and more engaged in what’s going on. The last great online bargain. I obviously agree with Seth. Everyone should blog. And should read blogs. […]

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Teach a friend about RSS

For the last few years I’ve been hearing chatter that RSS “is dead”, yet, I still continue to use it every single day. So, I thought – lets turn this on its head. Lets bring RSS “back” by teaching at least one friend how to use it. Why? The vast majority of people that surf […]

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