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Friday, February 10, 2006 



What is RSS?
  • Real Simple Syndication
  • uses xml code to create and subsribe to content
Why do I care?
  • Helps manage information...
    • Allows you to utilize a news reader to subscribe to weblogs, news media, searches, and other rss enable web content
    • Makes your web experience more focused and richer
  • Saves time...
    • Instead of visiting all your favourite sources, you go to one place
    • News readers summarize content to make it easy to decide if you want to read it or discard it
How do I use it?
  • Find a news reader
  • Add or import feeds
  • Create folders to organize sources
  • Save particulary important post to clippings folder
  • Email pertinent articles from within bloglines
Other Resources
Update: Here's a link to my RSS talk at SACE 2005