RSS?!?!?

Friday 27th August, 2004
OK, I'm not going to pretend that I'm not new to all this....

I kinda get the idea of what an RSS feed is, but I've never seen it in action. Anybody point me to a suitable RSS client? Are there any limitations I need to know of? e.g. does it require certain ports open on firewalls etc?

Thanks in advance...

  1. 1) Ben Rose Said: (27/08/2004 14:09:04 GMT) Gravatar Image
    RSS?!?!?

    Looks like I'm going to try Amphetadesk { Link } and see how I get on.

  2. 2) Matt White Said: (27/08/2004 15:18:37 GMT) Gravatar Image
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    Being into Notes/Domino you might want to look at the madicon RSS reader. It's a Notes database which I use and works really well.

  3. 3) Ben Rose Said: (27/08/2004 16:44:08 GMT) Gravatar Image
    madicon

    Cheers Matt, I'll google it shortly ;O)

  4. 4) Greyhawk68 Said: (27/08/2004 17:39:32 GMT) Gravatar Image
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    I use FeedReader and LOVE it. It's not free however, but it does have a trial period. Very simple and easy to use however...

    -Grey

  5. 5) Oliver Regelmann Said: (27/08/2004 19:37:03 GMT) Gravatar Image
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    Feedreader is free indeed and is really nice. It can be found at feedreader.com.

    I also like SharpReader which needs the .Net framework

  6. 6) Johan Känngård Said: (27/08/2004 21:39:27 GMT) Gravatar Image
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    Welcome to the world of (Domino) blogging, Ben!

    I can recommend Bloglines, { Link } It is a web based feed reader, which is perfect if you, as I am, are working in different projects, on different machines.

    Otherwise, Sharpreader, { Link } is a good Windows .NET reader.

    - Johan

  7. 7) tom oneil Said: (28/08/2004 03:02:30 GMT) Gravatar Image
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    I concur with Johan. I live and die by Bloglines.

  8. 8) Paul Mooney Said: (30/08/2004 00:12:59 GMT) Gravatar Image
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    I posted the same questions a few months back and got useful suggestions. In the end, I choose FeadDeamon { Link } and bought the full version. One thing you will find is that you will spend a lot less time on your browser, all the main sites are now RSS compliant.

    PS - Welcome to the blogging world

  9. 9) Ed Maloney Said: (30/08/2004 21:10:42 GMT) Gravatar Image
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    I use feeddemon from bradsoft. It isn't free and it's Win32 only, but I find it very easy to use;

    { Link }

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