Mark Frydenberg Computer Information Systems Department.
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Mark Frydenberg Computer Information Systems Department
Concepts XML Mark Up Language HTML RSS Feeds RSS Feed Aggregator “Publish/Subscribe” Podcasting Episode vs. Series Enclosure What icon to use?
More Than You Need to Know About XML eXtensible Markup LanguageMarkup Language XML is designed to describe data Unlike HTML, XML tags are not predefined XML is structured text that represents information You might display XML data using HTML http://www.w3schools.com/xml/xml_whatis.asp How is XML different from HTML ?
What’s the difference? HTML is about displaying information XML is about describing information
XML Format for syndicating content (not presentation) Subscribers sign up to receive the feed Aggregators check RSS feeds and display new items from them so you don’t have to indicates an RSS Feed Integrated in Firefox, IE 7 SharpReader for PC Rich Site Summary/ Really Simple Syndication
RSS and Internet Explorer 7 http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/ie7/tour/rss/
Podcasting 2001 – Dave Winer syndicates a Greatful Dead song on his web log 2004 - Podcasting emerges as a mainstream RSS application 2005 - Podcasting is Word of the Year (Oxford) 2006 - Everybody’s doing itEverybody’s doing it
Podcasts are RSS feeds with enclosures. You don’t need an iPod to subscribe to podcasts You can subscribe or create podcasts with a PC or Pocket PC or SmartPhone Find an aggregator and Media Player Podcasting
What’s Happening Multimedia Server (it.bentley.edu) FTP Multimedia Looks for Changes feed.xml Post Link Looks for Changes Generates XML Generates Speech To Text Index Accesses File On Multimedia Server Accesses File On Multimedia Server
Subscribe in iTunes Advanced Subscribe to Podcast Right Click and select Update Podcast to update