Atom format for syndicating news and more

The Web has always included sites that present series of articles, events, and other postings which are meant to be shared and cross-referenced. With large parts of the Web becoming conversational communities, many in these communities have come together to work on an XML-based standard for such interchange and cross-reference. Atom is the product of this effort — a format and API for exchanging Web metadata. In this article, Uche Ogbuji introduces Atom.

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