Yacs handbook Syndication

How to use RSSNewsTicker with yacs?

RSSNewsTicker is a new (beerware) ticker applications for displaying RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feeds, you can click on any feed item and go straight to the link!

These are the major features of RSSNewsTicker:

Feeds: (in the Options dialog, Feeds tab)
- Add/Remove feeds - Enable and disable feeds - Customizable feed fetch interval - Display status of feeds - Support for RSS versions 0.90,0.91,1.0 and 2.0 - Import and Export feed lists in opml (allows interoperation with other RSS applications and can import ompl feed lists from www.newsisfree.com) - Support for basic authentication (URLs with the format http://username:password@rssnewsticker.com/rss.xml will use the username and password provided in the URL if the server requests basic authentication

GUI: (in the Options dialog, Options tab)
- Change ticker background and text color - Change ticker font - Change ticker position; top and bottom only at the moment - Change ticker speed and opacity - Change feed description length

Click on a feed to load the item in the default browser

[title]How to setup this stuff?[/title]

1. Download the software package from http://www.rssnewsticker.com/ and start the installation process.

2. Right click over the ticker ribbon, and select the Options command.

3. Select the Feeds tab. Right-click over the list of feeds, and select the command to add a feed. Type a title and the URL of the selected RSS feed from your web site. For example, the main RSS feed at YetAnotherCommunitySystem is at http://www.yacs.fr/yacs/feeds/rss_2.0.php