Sunday, 24 June 2007
The easiest way to go about it is to create a blog and they usually generate an RSS feed.
Check here for information about getting a blog
Tumblr is a tool that allows you to generate a blog from a "web journey" and the resultant blog is available as an RSS feed.
XFruits says it can generate an RSS feed from email, but I have not played with this myself.
You access them via the web from wherever you are
My pageflakes: Kerrie's Pageflakes
Google Reader: http://reader.google.com
RSS Readers are generally software that you install on your computer
A list of RSS Readers that you can download
RssReader - free RSS reader is able to display any RSS and Atom news feed (XML)
Tuesday, 29 May 2007
Thus 'raw' xml' content looks a little like html with similar 'markup' features.
Click here http://api.edna.edu.au/headline.rss?sector=edna for an example (this may behave differently if you are using Firefox)
Sometimes you are able to use a website’s features to display an RSS feed.
RSS feeds may be generated by blogs like this one
They enable to user to monitor additions to the blog
The text version of podcasts are also often available as an RSS feed.
RSS feeds thus enable the user to select sources of information and keep up to date without having to remember to visit the original website.
The source site pushes the RSS feed out, the receiving end pulls the RSS feed in.
RSS is an acronym with several explanations:
- Rich Site Syndication
- Really Simple Syndication
- Really Simple Syntax
RSS is a feature of xml technology and facilitates the transfer of content from one computer to another.
Sometimes these are called news feeds, or headlines
One feature of RSS is that as data on the parent site is updated, so the data on the receiving site is updated.
This process is called syndication
For further information see http://www.edna.edu.au/edna/go/help/rss_help
Monday, 28 May 2007
Shows you batches of 'last uploaded' pictures to Flickr
Gives you the most recent 25, counts down, and when you have seen them, starts again with the 'most recent 25'
You joinTwitter and post
You must have a location and an image defined to appear on the public feed and to be located on the map
Sunday, 27 May 2007
My blog at education.au
I have created this blogspot space to generate RSS feeds for professional development sessions.
It appears the RSS feed is
Just copy and paste this URL into your RSS reader