How To Build Your Own “Google Reader”

rssSo there has been a lot of talk today about Google shutting down Google Reader. I haven’t really been concerned because years ago, I created my own. I have been calling it “Joe Reader” for years. So now that Google is killing their Reader, I have decided to release mine as Open Source code under the BSD2 License.

The heart of my reader relies on SimplePie to read and parse RSS.


Hope you all enjoy! :)


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