Manning Releases RSS and Atom in Action Building Blocks for Web 2.0 Greenwich, CT, Aug 03, 2006 - Manning Publications has released RSS and Atom in Action: Web 2.0 Building Blocks, the latest in the Manning �in Action� series. This book offers clear and current coverage of all feed formats, web services protocols for blogging and the very latest programming toolkits for Java and C# developers.
Written by Dave Johnson, an expert in blog technologies and the developer of Roller, the much acclaimed Java-based blogging software, RSS and Atom in Action is the first available book to cover the IETF Atom Publishing Protocol, the Java- based ROME feeds toolkit and Microsoft's new Feeds API for IE7 and Windows Vista. A timely addition to any developer�s Web 2.0 library, the book is organized in two parts. The first part introduces the blog technologies of newsfeed formats and publishing protocols. The second part shows how to put those together to assemble exciting and effective blog applications.
In his foreword, Simon Phipps, Chief Open Source Officer, Sun Microsystems, Inc. writes, �This book is an important reference for people who want to be ready for the future.�
For more information on this book visit http://www.manning.com/dmjohnson/. About the Author - Dave Johnson is an experienced software developer, technology enthusiast, and expert in blog technologies. He started blogging in 2002 using Java- based blogging software that he developed called Roller. Roller now drives the ground-breaking employee blogs at Sun Microsystems, is used by thousands of bloggers on JRoller.com and other sites, and is a successful open source project. Dave now works at Sun where developing Roller and promoting blog technologies is his full-time job. He lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.
About Manning Publications - Manning is an independent publisher headquartered in Greenwich, CT, that specializes in publishing computer and technical books for professionals -- programmers, developers, system administrators, designers, architects, business managers and others. Since 1994, Manning has built its reputation as a publisher of the highest quality technical books and attracts leading technologists and computer scientists to its ranks of authors.
RSS and Atom in Action Web 2.0 Building Blocks By Dave Johnson ISBN: 1932394494 Softbound print edition, 400 pages, $39.95 | Ebook $20.00 For sample chapters and more from the book visit http://www.manning.com/dmjohnson