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Riley the Blog Helper

Riley the Blog Helper

January 5, 2006 4:05 amComments are Disabled

Last month I was looking for a tool to automatically announce posts on www.ardentdev.com and www.2signals.com at my weblogs.asp.net blog.  After a modest amount of searching I gave up on finding a tool that did exactly what I wanted.  Tonight I just threw together something simple.  It uses the .Text Simple Blog Service and the RSS.NET Class Library (with a few minor tweaks).  I point the tool at an RSS feed and select the posts I want to announce.  There is a little preview of the announcement HTML and an easy-to-acquire Announce button.  It’s pretty simple at this point (a mere 80 lines of VB code including whitespace).

I’ll gladly share the code if anyone cares.


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