Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

Feb 17, 2011

RSS is ridiculously easy to create. It should be available to everyone, without the need for a specialized blogging application.

Here's a Perl script that will create an RSS feed from a tab separated document.


Here's a file to test it on:


title link  description
Stephen's Web    Stephen's Web home page & stuff "
Half an Hour The place I write stuff
Let's Make Some Art Dammit The place I store my artistic stuff


Here's a demo link to see the script working:


-- Stephen

Note that this is plain Perl, without any modules (you could actually write it in a tenth of the space using Perl modules) because I want the script to just work, without worrying about how your Perl is set up.


Stephen Downes Stephen Downes, Casselman, Canada

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