Put the Atom Publishing Protocol (APP) to work
Interact with deployed applications like weblogs or calendars
From the developerWorks archives
Date archived: December 6, 2016 | First published: November 07, 2006
The previous installment in this series presented a brief walk-through of the Atom Publishing Protocol (APP). This article continues the introduction of the protocol by demonstrating how you can use it to interact with a number of real-world deployed applications.
As before, this discussion assumes you have an understanding of content syndication using the Atom 1.0 Syndication Format and a rudimentary understanding of HTTP. The examples are written in Java 1.5 and use a recent snapshot of the Apache Abdera open source Atom implementation currently under incubation by the Apache Software Foundation.
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