Time is ticking my friends – Google Reader just has 6 weeks or so to go before it’s *poof* gone. As I’ve shared previously, Feedly has become my go-to choice for a replacement but it’s not perfect, not even close unfortunately. They’ve iterated on their product a bunch of times in the last few months as their popularity has soared but it’s still lacking on some core features that I’m going to miss from Google Reader. As a result, I’m constantly looking for alternatives for RSS Readers and I’ve found a few open source options like Stringer which is neat. Here’s […]
My Experience with Stringer in the Wild
John covered Stringer on the site a few days ago. To recap, it’s a new open-source RSS reader that’s self-hosted so you can take control of your reader and set things up just the way you like them. I just so happen to have Stringer up and running on my own Heroku app and have been using it for a few days, here are my thoughts.
Stringer: Open Source Self-Hosted RSS Reader
As many of you I’m a huge user of RSS – I still think there’s something powerful about that protocol and unless something dramatic changes I don’t see it leaving us anytime soon. Unfortunately, the applications that we use to read RSS seem to not stick around too long, the biggest and most recent example being Google Reader. I’ve already chosen my replacement for starters, which you can read about here: Feedly. But I’m not terribly happy with it although it does work so I’m still looking out for other alternatives and possibilities and I found one that got me excited […]
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