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Beta versions of the MSDN home page now available…

I’ve been working (as part of a large team!) on the new platform for MSDN, which is up and running at http://msdn2.microsoft.com… and now you can see prototype versions of the MSDN home page ontop of that same platform. Check it out here [http://beta.msdn.microsoft.com/default.aspx]. The new home page demonstrates some of the personalization/profile features that […]

RSS feed authoring for those without blog software or an enjoyment of typing angle brackets

Blogs and blogging software seem to be everywhere these days, and RSS has been a top buzzword for quite some time, everyone and their dog wants to take advantage of this new trend and technology. The problem is, it isn’t a simple process to create and maintain a valid RSS file. If you aren’t willing […]

After some discussions with Sam Ruby and others on the FeedValidator mailing list, the MSDN RSS feed validates as is…

In an earlier post, I discussed the fact that the MSDN feeds were failing to validate due to a MIME type that included parameters (charset in this case, like ‘text/html ;charset=utf-8’), but I also posted a query about this issue into the listserv for FeedValidator.org. Sam mentioned it on his blog, and then went ahead […]