News launches RSS service

first_img News launches RSS service In an effort to keep Florida lawyers better informed about news and events that impact the profession, selected Florida Bar News articles will be made available through an RSS feed beginning September 1.Never heard of an RSS feed? Don’t worry, you are not alone. RSS is an emerging technology that allows Web sites to automatically deliver updated information directly to your computer. RSS stands for rich site summary and is a format for syndicating news and other information.RSS feeds are free content delivered from Web sites that contain article headlines, summaries, and links back to full-text articles on the Web. It is an easy way for users to be alerted when content that interests them appears on their favorite sites. Instead of visiting a particular site to browse for new articles, RSS automatically alerts you when something new is posted online. “Adding an RSS component to our traditional twice a month publication will enhance our ability to quickly deliver news, columns, and other information that may help advance the education, competence, and ethical practice of Florida lawyers,” said News Managing Editor Mark Killian. “It should be particularly helpful to get information to our members quickly during the legislative sessions when news breaks between the regular news cycle of our print editions.”To start using RSS to receive News stories, you need a special news reader aggregator that displays RSS content feeds from Web sites you select. To download a free RSS Reader go to www.rssreader.com/. Click on the download icon on the left navigation bar and follow the instructions to install on your PC.Once you have downloaded and installed the RSS reader software, there will be an icon on your desktop. You can double click on the icon to open the reader and begin adding RSS feeds to your reader software.Here are some suggested legal feeds to help get you started.• The Florida Bar News — www.flabar.org/DIVCOM/JN/JNNews01.nsf/TFBFeed.xml. Enter this link directly into your RSS reader by going to the add (+) icon (With this link you do not have to go to the browser and look for the XML or RSS icon.)• The Florida Bar Announcements — www.flabar.org/DIVCOM/PI/TFBAnnounce.nsf/TFBFeed.xml Enter this link directly into your RSS reader by going to the Add (+) icon (With this link you do not have to go to the browser and look for the XML or RSS icon.)• ABA Law Practice Technology Today Headlines Feed — www.abanet.org/lpm/lpt/home.html.• Robert Ambrogi’s Law Sites — www.legaline.com/lawsites.html.• Cornell Law School Supreme Court Decisions —http://supct.law.cornell.edu:8080/supct/rss/0.91/supct_today.rss Enter this link directly into your RSS reader by going to the Add (+) icon (With this link you do not have to go to the browser and look for the XML or RSS icon.)For more information, search the internet for “RSS feeds,” “RSS reader,” or “RSS information.” News launches RSS service August 15, 2004 Regular Newslast_img read more

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