April 2007 Entries

Race For the Cure

Yep, its that time again. Time for the Race For the Cure to support breast cancer research.I'll be running on June 9th. If you' like to join me, send me an email. If you'd like to support the cause and contribute with a donation, you can do so online right here. If you would prefer, you can also send your tax-deductible contribution to the address listed below.Komen NC Triangle Affiliate2314 S. Miami Blvd, Suite 154Durham, NC 27703 Technorati : Race For the Cure ......

Posted On Monday, April 30, 2007 10:51 AM | Comments (0)

What can orange do for you?

Lisa brought up an interesting point about RSSBus - some people are confused about what it does. Thats because it does SO MUCH. I have some 'splaining to do. RSSBus gives you the ability to access all of your data sources in the same way and in the same format. The beautiful thing about this is that it opens up so many options for what you can do with the data in a small amount of time. I like to say that RSSBus is three things: It's a feed generator. RSSBus gives its users the ability to create ......

Posted On Friday, April 20, 2007 2:20 PM | Comments (1)

Smoking swag in Cali

So we're back from the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco. Here is my favorite photo from the trip, a view of the Golden Gate and the skyline. After the show was over we had some time before the flight home, so we took a little trip over to the Golden Gate, then back south to Santa Cruz and back up through the valley. We also took a cool catamaran cruise through the bay around Alcatraz and under the Golden Gate, but I didn't have my camera with me which is a shame. Swag vs Schwag The show was great, lots ......

Posted On Friday, April 20, 2007 2:17 PM | Comments (2)

Tip: How to Deploy RSSBus Feeds on Shared Hosting Servers

There are two ways to deploye feeds created with RSSBus to shared hosting web servers, both of which I will describe below. If you need more details on either of these please do not hesitate to contact me. To publish a live, dynamic feed:- In order to do this you'll need to make sure the file extensions .rsb and .rst are mapped to ASP.NET. If not, just ask your hosting company and they should be able to do this for you very quickly without any fuss.- Copy the .rsb and/or .rst file(s) to your host. ......

Posted On Friday, April 20, 2007 12:45 PM | Comments (0)

"You can connect all sorts of data and systems together using RSS"

I'm sitting here in Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Expo presentation entitled "What is Web 2.0: The Rules for Creating Successful Online Products in the 21st Century". He just said "We spend hundreds of billions on connecting systems together... You can connect all sorts of other data and systems together using RSS." And RSS doesn't cost billions. There's some simple math for ya. Then he mentioned that one of his clients told him to take all the SOAP stuff out, and take the REST stuff out too. "We want ......

Posted On Sunday, April 15, 2007 6:39 PM | Comments (0)

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