Pushbutton Support For Google Reader

August 7, 2009 Comments Off

Now Google Reader has adopted PubSubHubbub protocol.

Beginning with the publishing of their shared items. All shared item pages have feeds, and now all of those feeds will ping a hub (and there’s a <link rel=”hub” …/> element in them). This means that if you (as a web app developer) would like to more efficiently and quickly monitor Reader shares, you just have to subscribe at the hub to be notified of changes in real-time. If you want to learn more about PubSubHubbub and how it works, see the site and protocol definition.

Adding PubSubHubbub to your application is definitely a low-effort but high-payoff way of making the Web faster and more efficient.

Read More: Google Blog


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