Feeds and The Resources Area

Published in Fiftyfoureleven on Wednesday, February 23rd, 2005

A little update... Along with the redesign of Fiftyfoureleven came some new features and some new URIs. A full set of feeds, including comments, and a new Links and Resources weblog have been added to the menu.

Links and Resources

After having been up for a little over a year, I began to find the need to post little bits of news and ideas, things that were not necessarily worthy of full posts but stuff that I wanted to talk about nonetheless.

I did a bit of looking around and realized that many people were using a short type of link-blog whereby they would post a few lines of text along with a link (Matt does this quite nicely).

So I basically took that idea, and tied it in with a resources section where I'll be posting links to resources around the web. It is split into categories and has it's own feed that is updated a few times a day (thanks Philippe for the bug fix).


For the next little while I will be adding many old links that I have had here in my bookmarks, in addition to newer links, so subscribers to the feed may see some old links (some forgotten and worth revisiting!) in the mix of new ones.

Each link will be accompanied by at least a couple of sentences, if not a couple of paragraphs, and all of this content goes out with the feed. A short summary and the three latest links will be made available on the homepage.


The old version of Fiftyfoureleven had two weblog feeds, summary and complete. In addition to those two, this new version also contains a comments feed and the aforementioned links and resources feed.

One last note about URIs

Feedreading folks may not have noticed, but the URI for the main weblog has been moved to http://www.fiftyfoureleven.com/weblog. A 301 redirect takes care of the old inbound links to /sandbox/weblog/.

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