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David Nunez
David Nunez
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If you’ve never experienced reading blogs and journals via RSS, you’re missing out. RSS has dramatically changed the way I interact with the web. Using a feedreader has enabled me to keep up with many more blogs in a much shorter amount of time… while still leaving me with the option of curling up with one or two rainy-afternoon blogs to read in depth.

For those of you unfamiliar with RSS, may I recommend:

My feed readers of choice:

Here’s a pretty comprehensive list of readers:

I highly recommend blog authors use RSS to syndicate their content. Here’s a good how-to (which also explains, further, how and why someone would want to read blogs via RSS readers):

And then move on to:

Does anyone have additional resources to add?

For those of you accessing this site via an rss reader, I’ve changed the default feed to do the full text1 of the feed.

<strike>Better yet: A 2.0 feed is now available! Here are the current feeds.
XML (2.0 – Full Text)
XML (0.92 – Full Text)

</strike>-links broken 2005.04.05

I will soon enable topic feeds (including an all new "remaindered links" feed)… little by little, kids.

1While looking for RSS resources to link, I found this discussion on full vs. excerpted RSS feeds. I prefer reading the full text in RSS, so that’s what I’m providing.

(Updated Jan 01, 2004: Reordered content. Added Blogspace link)

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