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Sat, 29 Mar 2008 04:03:35 GMT
The Web 2.0 APIs
Scott Hanselman has a great enumeration of the best Web 2.0 APIs (ya I know, Web 2.0 is so yesterday); Flickr, Digg, Facebook, Windows Live, YouTube, GData, MetaWeblogAPI, Twitter. He also points to a bunch of wrappers for the APIs. Link via Peter Dawson.
Thu, 27 Mar 2008 21:46:54 GMT
SpringWidgets does Podcast

I just realized that SpringWidgets also does podcast. I simply injected my sports talkcast into their RSS widget and all the magic happened. Here's a sample.

Get this widget!

Thu, 27 Mar 2008 21:02:32 GMT
NewsGator Widgets

Jeff Nolan reminded me that NewsGator has their own widget framework. You have to sign-up and agree to terms of service, which might be too much to expect from Joe Randy, but NewsGator's has a great reputation in the RSS enterprise market and this might be the solution for a larger company (like NBC).

http://www.newsgatorwidgets.com/

Thu, 27 Mar 2008 02:19:45 GMT
SpringWidgets RSS

I've been testing a few RSS widgets. The vast majority of which are completely broken. I eventually landed on SpringWidgets, which is a division of Fox and associated with MySpace (I think!). This widget seemed very customizable and worked like a charm. SpringWidgets also has a bunch of other widgets that seem pretty cool and actually work.

Get this widget!

Mon, 24 Mar 2008 05:42:14 GMT
Digg only Speaks PHP

Today, I put some effort into getting Digg to working with my MetaWeblogAPI implementations. I and others have submitted bug reports before, but Digg seems unconcerned with fixing their absolutely ridiculous implementation. I tried to tweak my own implementation to compensate for bugs at Digg, but eventually gave up. Here are the highlights of my day.

Very frustrating!

Sun, 09 Mar 2008 18:34:05 GMT
Sorry and Enjoy

Sorry for the emptiness of this blog of late. I've been working extremely hard on a new website. In the meanwhile, enjoy a video about getting your X back using facebook. Very creative!

If you can't see the video, then go here.
http://www.5min.com/Video/How-To-Get-Your-Ex-Back-Using-Facebook-5235820

Sun, 02 Mar 2008 01:38:12 GMT
Microsoft Updates RSS User Agent
Microsoft has announced that the user agent string for the next version of the RSS Platform will be "Windows-RSS-Platform/2.0 (MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 6.0)".The platform will be used by Internet Explorer 8 to request the user's subscribed RSS feeds.
Link - Comments - Rogers Cadenhead - Thu, 28 Feb 2008 07:12:51 GMT - Feed (8 subs)
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