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fave RSS feed?

Just installed FeedDemon beta (excellent piece of software, suggested by other poster in the recent RSS thread). Any recommendation for good RSS feed site? Thanks

Jack Silverberg
Wednesday, September 03, 2003

http://www.joelonsoftware.com/rss.xml

Would this be considered karma whoring?

Jason Watts
Thursday, September 04, 2003

http://www.newsisfree.com

Also check out the Top 100 Rss feeds... for A List Bloggers.

Prakash S
Thursday, September 04, 2003

There are a couple of sites that monitor blogs and index who they are linking to according to popularity. These lists are available as RSS feeds. One that I monitor is blogdex ( http://blogdex.media.mit.edu/xml/index.asp ). This gives an interesting view of pop culture trends (or at least a US blog/geek centric one).

A similar feed was made available recently from Yahoo, “Yahoo! News - Most Emailed” at http://rss.news.yahoo.com/rss/mostemailed . Yahoo had a number of other feeds (US news, world news, etc.) that I can’t find at the moment.

If you are a fan of Sourceforge, they have a bunch of general feeds available as well as 5 feeds for every project hosted. This is a nice way of keeping track of interesting software that has become available and/or is becoming popular. For example, today I noticed (on the SourceForge.net Project News feed http://sourceforge.net/export/rss_sfnews.php ) the new release of an RSS aggregator called RSSOwl, which is written in Java but has a beautiful UI using SWT.

You can also open a free account at www.newsisfree.com which can give you RSS feeds for your favorite news sources that don’t yet support RSS feeds.

Daver
Thursday, September 04, 2003

Not quite an rss feed, but I like http://www.freshnews.org/ a lot.

The top ten headlines from 30 tech sites. There are other sites like it, with maybe headlines from more sites, but this one I've been visting for years. I like the layout, it's uncluttered & easy to read.

www.marktaw.com
Thursday, September 04, 2003

title="The BugBlog"
description="An (almost) daily look at computer bugs and their fixes" xmlurl="http://www.bjkresearch.com/bugblog/bugblog.xml" htmlurl="http://www.bjkresearch.com/bugblog/"

title="MSDN Just Published"
description="Keep current with all the new technical articles, columns, specifications, and resources published on the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN)."
xmlurl="http://msdn.microsoft.com/rss.xml" htmlurl="http://msdn.microsoft.com/"

title="Larkware News"
description="Neat stuff for the Windows software developer" xmlurl="http://www.larkware.com/larkware2.xml" htmlurl="http://www.larkware.com/"

title="Microsoft Download Center"
description="The ten latest downloads from the Microsoft Download Center. (For personal and non-commercial use only.)"
xmlurl="http://www.thundermain.com/rss/" htmlurl="http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/"

title="Last 20 Uploads on Only4Gurus.com"
description="Free technical documentation for download about ASP, ASPX, ASP.NET, VB, VB.NET, Active Directory, C++, C#, Visual Studio, Data Access, BizTalk, Security, Data Mining, BI, PocketPC, Tablet PC, Mobility, SQL, TSQL and even more."
xmlurl="http://www.only4gurus.com/v2/rss/last20.asp" htmlurl="http://www.only4gurus.com/"

Just me (Sir to you)
Thursday, September 04, 2003

btw. anyone else here thinks Joel really needs to fix his url regexp for this board? Loose the " " on the url's in the post above to make them work.

Just me (Sir to you)
Thursday, September 04, 2003

This seems to do the trick using the .NET Regex library:
((http|ftp)://|\bwww\.)\S+(?=\b)

Your mileage might vary with the MS Scripting Regex object.

Duncan Smart
Thursday, September 04, 2003

I really like Eric Sink's stuff:

1.  http://software.ericsink.com/rss_features.xml
2.  http://software.ericsink.com/rss.xml

Jeff

Jeff MacDonald
Thursday, September 04, 2003

If you are obsessed with thoughts of your job going overseas:

http://www.YourJobIsGoingToIndia.com/backend.php

Bill
Sunday, September 07, 2003

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