What is rssCloud?

Jeffrey Kishner asks: I don’t understand what rssCloud does. Is it related to River? Back in the RSS 2.0 spec, Dave Winer documented a cloud element which is used to point to an rssCloud server for real time updates about a feed changing. Typically feed readers poll a feed periodically to see if it’s changed….

Rebooting rssCloud

I recently built an rssCloud Server implementation in node.js It’s open source, MIT licensed and available on GitHub. I have a copy of it running live at rpc.rsscloud.io:5337. I’m hoping to get folks to poke it and help me make it more stable. Since it’s hard to test an rssCloud server without data flowing through…

Facebook Comments

Dave Winer uses Facebook comments on his Liveblog and today I wanted to comment on his post about liveblogging. However before I did this I had to check something out. I went on Facebook and found where he had posted a link to his post and was surprised to find one comment on Facebook and…

Triggering Safari Reader

I do most of my blog reading on my iPhone so it’s really important for me that my blog looks good on the iPhone. One feature that I really like is the “Reader” feature that shows up in the address bar on both mobile and desktop Safari. One issue with it though is that there…

RT Proxy

RT Proxy is a little site I created to support Dave Winer’s RT standard. This is fresh on the heels of my Radio2 RT WordPress Plugin which adds RT links to a WordPress site. Now anybody even if they don’t have a website or link blog can RT to many popular social networks including Twitter,…