What is That XML Icon For?
The little badge shows that you can subscribe to the news published on this site. This is a link to a special type of XML file called an RSS feed, which is short for Really Simple Syndication.
A special application, called a News Aggregator, is used to subscribe to this feed. Your aggregator checks our site periodically for updates. When we update, you see it. You get the news when it's ready.
You can find a bunch here, but these are a couple that we particularly like...
Mac OS X
- Radio UserLand
Manila used here at ideaForeat.net actually has a News Aggregator built-in. Here's an example of a few industry feeds we subscribe to, which should give you a feel for the value of this technology.
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