Longhorn Team RSS Blog

Musings from the Longhorn RSS Team


RSS 2.0 and Atom 1.0, Compared

People who generate syndication feeds have a choice of feed formats. As of mid-2005, the two most likely candidates will be RSS 2.0 and Atom 1.0. The purpose of this page is to summarize, as clearly and simply as possible, the differences between the RSS 2.0 and Atom 1.0 syndication languages. By Tim Bray and others.

Secure RSS Syndication

Atom's support of XML Encryption, or perhaps a smarter solution? Greasemoney! Joe Gregorio on on July 13, 2005.


RSSxl Beta - RSS Generator

Generate an RSS feed from pretty well any webpage



RSS news, tools and resources


RSS: news you choose

Finding it hard to stay abreast of the latest news and conversations on the Web? You're not alone. The number of sites and people producing content has grown over the years to an unmanageable size. Fortunately, you can now separate the signal from the noise with subscriptions to sites you enjoy and with newsreaders that can filter only the important news you need to get ahead at work. Soon, even portals such as Yahoo will offer this type of service. But there are several good free and paid apps that will do the trick right now.


RSS gets down to business

Primarily the province of bloggers, RSS is moving into the business realm, with the release this week of a new application for sharing calendar data over the Internet. CNET News, 16 August 2004.

7 - Online Shopping Deals

Hot deals posted all the time for all the stores online.


RSS dot com

Dave Winer's Really Simple Syndication dot com: Everything a non-tech user needs to know about RSS 2.0.


Feed Validator

Supports Atom and various RSS flavours.

RSS in Government

News about how RSS is being used in federal, state, and local government

RSS Validator

This is a, no the, validator for RSS feeds. It works with Atom and RSS 0.91, 0.92, 0.93, 0.94, 1.0, and 2.0, but it is optimized for RSS 2.0 feeds.

What is RSS?

In Mark Pilgrim's inaugural Dive Into XML column, he reviews the history and technical details of the varieties of RSS on the Web. He also describes a method for parsing most active RSS feeds.

RSS Tutorial for Content Publishers and Webmasters

This tutorial explains the features and benefits of a Web format called RSS, and gives a brief technical overview of it.

Magpie RSS - PHP RSS Parser

MagpieRSS provides an XML-based (expat) RSS parser in PHP. MagpieRSS is compatible with RSS .9 through RSS 1.0, and supports the RSS 1.0's modules. (with a few exceptions)

Syndication DevCenter

O'Reilly Network's site about syndication with special focus on RSS.