- Reading RSS

What can read it?
Last updated by Anon on Tuesday, 08/07/2001 - 19:07

Readers and Viewers
  • Headline Viewer. A Windows application that lets you see news headlines from a configurable list of Headline Providers (news sources and weblogs).
  • Radio. Among other things, Radio is a powerful XML-based news aggregator that runs as a local MS Windows or Mac application. It's closely tied into a weblogging system.
  • Amphetadesk AmphetaDesk is a news aggregator - it sits on your desktop, downloads the latest news that interests you, and displays them in a quick and easy to use (and customizable!) webpage.
  • Wytheville Community College News Center A site that generates JavaScript for webmasters to include an RSS feed in their pages.
  • Proggle, Novobot A smart headline viewer which reads RSS files as well as HTML pages.
  • Reptile. A Java based OCS/RSS reader/writer.
  • FeedReader A windows desktop/tray app to read and display headlines.
  • Figby
  • ForumZilla
  • RSS to Javascript
  • HotSheet An extensible Java reader.
  • NewzCrawler MS Windows web news reader & browser.
  • SlashDock MS Windows tray reader

    Web Aggregators
  • Meerkat (Instructions here)
  • My UserLand
  • News Is Free

  • RSS2rssA perl script to take a group of rss feeds and combine them into one rss feed.
  • RSS2BloggerA perl link to take a group of rss feeds and push them to a Blogger blog.
  • RSS Monkey RSS Monkey is a simple, stand-alone script that allows you to add RSS feeds from other sites to your personal site.
  • Orchard/RSS Orchard RSS is a cross-language Groves-based parser for RSS. It currently works in Perl, Python and C.
  • RDF::RSS A Perl-based RSS parser for RDF. Uses the Redland RDF Application Framework
  • Slashwatch A PHP newsgrabber that reads RSS files and stuffs them in a MySQL database for later use.
  • Jetspeed An open source, Java and XML-based implementation of a Web portal. Reads RSS files and ouputs them in many formats.
  • XML::RSS A Perl module to read and write RSS files.
  • GrabNews. An Open source MS ASP solution to collecting and displaying RSS news feeds.
  • Cocoon
  • WebMacro
  • Velocity

    Open-Source Code
  • mod_index_rss: http://tangent.org/mod_index_rss/
  • Peerkat: http://www.oreillynet.com/~rael/lang/python/peerkat/
  • Reptile: http://reptile.openprivacy.org/
  • AmphetaDesk: http://www.disobey.com/amphetadesk/

  • Hotscripts search: http://www.hotscripts.com/search/?query=rss&category=all&bool=AND
  • Sourceforge search: http://sourceforge.net/search/?type_of_search=soft&words=rss

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