Rivers and massive blogposts

I build a program called Pompiedom. I host a test river about Perl. It shows feeds from all sources in one page. Just like (rss) planets. One of the problems is that there are a lot of different types of feeds. There is no default way that people create feeds and no feed has the same kind of content. I think this is a good thing. The problem I have currently is that some feeds contain massive blog posts....

December 24, 2012

Let's start a programming news network

I have been building a system of posting short posts on top of RSS and rssCloud. This system helps people to create link blogs and short posts about anything they like. Now I was thinking maybe we can build a programming news network on top of this system. There are already two systems that I know of that work with this system. One is my own, called Pompiedom. The other is the system created by Dave Winer....

April 4, 2011

Pompiedom River UI

The new River UI looks like this: Small interface Clicking the What’s happening field will open the whole form: Whole river form

March 31, 2011

Difference between Firefox and Chrome handling of CORS

In Cross-Origin Resource Sharing: Why can cookies and authentication information not be provided by the script author for the request? This would allow dictionary based, distributed, cookies / user credentials search. If you send a username and password when using withCredentials, then XMLHTTPRequest.send(...) will fail in Firefox 4, but not on Chrome 11.0.696.16 dev. Removing the username and password will make it work on both of them. I haven’t tested other versions....

March 31, 2011

Pompiedom river

My river includes a way to add new posts to my personal feed. When I click on the textarea, it grows and shows two optional fields where I can add a Title and Link for this post. Clicking Publish will send the post to my posting interface on the server using AJAX. A new post appears within a few seconds in the river below. Posts from other feeds also appear in the river within seconds of being posted....

March 27, 2011