Manage RSS feeds with BilboPlanet

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Article from Issue 129/2011

On the web, a planet is a tool for collecting and displaying blog posts from members of an Internet community. We show how to do this using BilboPlanet.

At first glance, BilboPlanet looks suspiciously like a regular web-based RSS reader. But if you dig deeper, you’ll find that BilboPlanet is not your ordinary RSS aggregator. BilboPlanet is a so-called planet portal that pulls content from multiple RSS sources and presents it in an easy-to-use manner. The BilboPlanet app is designed specifically for communities and workgroups to allow their members to follow each other and share useful information. How does that work in practice?

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