Remixing and RSS
Lorcan May 9, 2005
1 min read
I talk about remixing and RSS below. And along comes a nice example from Yahoo! and Apple. Powered by an RSS feed, Jeremy Zawodny’s comment is “remix away”!
Dashboard is a framework for building lightweight “widgets” which pull in data from a variety of sources and display them in interesting ways on your desktop. We worked with Apple to build a
Yahoo! Local Traffic Widget that’s currently featured on their dashboard site. That motivated me to finally upgrade my Powerbook to Tiger this weekend. [ Yahoo! Search blog: Yahoo! Local Traffic Dashboard Widget and RSS] More from LorcanDempsey.net
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