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Boost Google Reader's Productivity

Increase Google Reader’s Productivity Using Greasemonkey Scripts

 

I use Google Reader to read through 200+ feeds that contain mountains of information. Google Reader does a great job helping me manage this tall task. If you do a little tweaking, you can turn Google Reader into an amazing productivity tool. Firefox allows you to add extensions to increase functionality.

 

Google Reader plus Greasemonkey

 

One of the most handy extensions is Greasemonkey. Greasemonkey allows you to customize the way a webpage works using small bits of JavaScript. There are thousands of Greasemonkey scripts available that help you get more from just about any popular website or service. I use a few scripts to customize Google Reader into more than just an RSS feed reader.

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Display the Contents of an RSS Feed on a Web Page

Put RSS Data into your Web Page Using FeedTwister

Reading RSS feeds in your feed reader is great, but what if you want to display the information in an RSS feed on a web page? There are a few good services that will do this very easily.

Let’s take a look at using one of these services. I’m going to use a service called FeedTwister to take the feed that I created in the previous post using Yahoo Pipes and display it on a page.

With FeedTwister, you can take an RSS feed and use FeedTwister to display an RSS feed on a web page using the following steps:

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Master Online Information Through the Magic of RSS Technology

Use RSS Technology as Your Border Collie on the Web

Goal: Explain how RSS is used to Organize and Deliver Content over the Internet. Then, show some interesting ways to find, create, and use information with RSS.

This is Part 1 of a Three Part Series on RSS and the things that it can do. This article will cover what RSS is and how you can use it to read news and updates from your favorite web sites.

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