Stephen Downes outlines How to Create an RSS Feed With Notepad, a Web Server, and a Beer, essentially a 9 step process for (ugh) writing RSS Feeds by hand. An RSS (Rich Site Summary) feed is an XML file used to describe the contents of your website. As your website content ...

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By way of Dave Winer (by way of NetNewsWire on my desktop) come these nifty graphic badge icons from Bryan Bell. Get yours today in delicious pink, blue, green, as PNG or GIF files, nicely provided to match your site. Yummy candy. Show your love. Fortunately, they are NOT imprinted with "I ...

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Give me a free hour and there goes another new RSS Feed. Since 1996, we have been accumulating some 4000 interesting web sites in our web's eye view bag of urls. Essentially the format for the content is a site title, URL, and description (does that sound like RSS or what?) The ...

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Building on the code done for adding RSS to our DirectorWeb site, it took less than an hour to integrate it into our Teaching & Learning on the Web. Once again, adding RSS was wonderfully simple. You can find this new feed at http://www.mcli.dist.maricopa.edu/tl/new.rss (more…)

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Cogdogblog will be off-line between July 24 (6:00 pm PST) to July 28 (7:00 AM PST). There is some new power generator going in the building, and they are pulling the plug on all computers, networks, and servers. What will we do? Take a blog-break and going outside to chase some ...

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I have just hacked together a script to generate RSS feeds for the items posted to the front of Director Web, our long standing web resource site for users of Macromedia Director. Although, I have not touched the inside of Director for about a year or two, this site still generates ...

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Wow, it is not even 15 minutes following our teleconference on "What's The Fuss about RSS?" and already George has posted some great summary points, elearnspace blog: The Fuss about RSS - Summary. How did I know? I glanced at my NetNewsWire RSS aggregatos and saw not only George's new blog ...

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Okay folks. We have polished off most of the rough edges of the wiki part of our presentation on What's the Fuss abour RSS? and are here tossing it out for your viewing. Update (Sept 3, 2003) The wiki has been spiffed up and moved to http://careo.elearning.ubc.ca/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?TheFuss (more…)

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This is just a pre-notice teaser for our upcoming LOVCOP teleconference on July 11, 2003: What's the Fuss about RSS?. Tune in at 9 am Pacific, 10 am Mountain, 11 am Central, noon Eastern. For access details (it is a toll free call), rush and click over to the LOVCOP site ...

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After a bit of summer vacation (actually field work in Montana), Lora the Geologist (who is blogging about learning obejcts in geology) has found the news that About.com is now syndicating their content via RSS, and very quickly she has added a feed for their Geology collection to her ...

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Each May we organize a year-end "Ocotillo" retreat for faculty and staff in our system to spend some focused time on instructional technology issues. This year, the theme was "Guess Who's Coming To Learn?": What do we know about our students and their motivations for learning? Are our planning activities based ...

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