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Posts Tagged ‘rss’


 

 

Please Stop Putting Bogus Data in Your XML

The last couple weeks, I've been working on building a podcast channel for the Roku box. It's actually coming along fairly well and the community is very excited about it. The biggest problem has been dealing with the metadata some of these podcasters publish. There are two important things my ...
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Geocaching Data Liberation Front

I've been fiddling around with the Geocaching thing for several months now. I've found a few around the valley. I've found one in Vegas. I've planted my own cache. And now I have a travel bug floating around out in the world. It's a fun hobby with a strong ...
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NetFlix RSS

This is pretty nifty. NetFlix publishes a plethora of RSS feeds for it's subscribers. I can get feeds for my queue, what movies I have checked out, personalized recommendations, customer reviews (presumedly for things in my queue, I'm not entirely sure yet). And of course there are dozens of ...
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Tracking

Check this out! Package tracking meets RSS and Google maps. I can watch all my new gear make its way to me. Receiver Speakers
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Comments

Here's an interesting side effect of trying to combine all my online activities into one stream of consciousness. When I post a photo to my Flickr account, people have the ability to comment on it via the blog or on the photo's Flickr page. The nice part of all ...
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Tagged

For quite a while now, I've been making use of the tag in RSS. It started out as a testing mechanism when I was developing the feature in FeedMe. But, aside from the links at the end of each post, which don't do much aside from filtering what ...
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Wonky

There's been some wonkiness with the blog lately. If you've been seeing a blank page on occasion, you aren't alone. There seems to be a connection timing out somewhere and I'm not sure whether to blame FeedBurner or GoDaddy, although I'm leaning toward the latter. Either way, I added ...
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OpenPodcast.org

Does anyone remember openpodcast.org?It was a great idea in its time. A sort of open mic podcast that anyone could contribute content to. The sad thing was that, over time, it became a place to spam the world with ads for your podcast or website or to bash others ...
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Roku

There's a new microfeed over in the sidebar. Roku shipped my stuff today and I'm keeping tabs on it via RSS.
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FeedBurner and iCalendar

Here's an idea for the FeedBurner guys. iCalendar splicing.Same concept as the existing Flickr and del.icio.us splicing services they already offer. Given the URL of an iCalendar file, FeedBurner would splice a representation of events contained in that iCalendar file into the target RSS feed. That way, I could ...
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