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RSS and Atom in Action: Web 2.0 Building Blocks by Dave Johnson

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Chapter 15. Sending a daily blog digest by email

Produce a daily summary of one or more blogs for readers who want to follow your blog but don’t want to use a newsfeed reader.

As Nina and Rangu worked to bring to life the grand plan they began in chapter 1, they encountered some resistance. Some FinModler employees were too attached to using email and didn’t want to learn to use a newsfeed reader to keep up with blogs and newsfeeds. They wanted to be notified by email of new blog posts instead. Nina and Rangu tried to convince them that using a newsfeed reader would be a much better option. Rangu even showed the resisters how the Thunderbird e-mail client could be configured to read newsfeeds, but they were not convinced.

Nina did some research ...

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