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Implementor's guide to rssCloud

Thursday, July 23, 2009 by Dave Winer.

I have a cloud server running now.  Permalink to this paragraph

I have feeds that are connected with the cloud and more on the way. I have an aggregator that is wired into the cloud.  Permalink to this paragraph

Now, if you're a developer of a Twitter authoring tool or want to start a small community of your own (emphasis on small), it's time to start at least thinking about your role in the bootstrap. Permalink to this paragraph

Here's the new implementor's guide, first cut: Permalink to this paragraph

http://rsscloud.org/walkthrough.html Permalink to this paragraph

We need implementations in all environments. My code runs in the OPML Editor. We need everything else. A picture named sidesmiley.gif Permalink to this paragraph

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A picture named dave.jpgDave Winer, 54, pioneered the development of weblogs, syndication (RSS), podcasting, outlining, and web content management software; former contributing editor at Wired Magazine, research fellow at Harvard Law School, entrepreneur, and investor in web media companies. A native New Yorker, he received a Master's in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, a Bachelor's in Mathematics from Tulane University and currently lives in Berkeley, California.

"The protoblogger." - NY Times.

"The father of modern-day content distribution." - PC World.

One of BusinessWeek's 25 Most Influential People on the Web.

"Helped popularize blogging, podcasting and RSS." - Time.

"The father of blogging and RSS." - BBC.

"RSS was born in 1997 out of the confluence of Dave Winer's 'Really Simple Syndication' technology, used to push out blog updates, and Netscape's 'Rich Site Summary', which allowed users to create custom Netscape home pages with regularly updated data flows." - Tim O'Reilly.


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