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Unformatted text preview: CS 6235 - REAL TIME SYSTEMS EMBEDDED MIDDLEWARE FOR WEB FEEDS FALL 2009 Bharath Rengarajan (GTID:902494043) [email protected] CS 6235 - RTS EMBEDDED MIDDLEWARE FOR WEB FEEDS PROJECT PROPOSAL S.BHARATH RENGARAJAN [email protected] GTID: 902494043 INTRODUCTION There is an exponential growth in the number of web applications being used in our daily routine. We are moving from Desktop to “Webtop” in the view that the Web is being used not only as a portal for information, but also for application to application communication. A web feed (or news feed) is a data format used for providing users with frequently updated content. It is a special service offered by many websites today as a way to get news, headlines and other information directly rather than actually visiting a website. Content distributors syndicate a web feed, thereby allowing users to subscribe to it. Usually a web feed is made available by the same entity that created the content. Typically the feed comes from the same place as the website. However, not all websites provide a feed. Sometimes third parties will read the website and create a feed for it by scraping it. MOTIVATION Web syndication refers to making web feeds available from a site in order to provide other people with a summary of the website's recently added content. Syndication benefits both the people with a summary of the website's recently added content....
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2010 for the course CS 6235 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.
- Fall '08