Hacking PubSubHubbub

Learn how to put publish/subscribe into practice on the web with open-source tools

From the developerWorks archives

Uche Ogbuji

Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: April 03, 2012

PubSubHubbub is an open protocol of web hooks for notifications of updates to news feeds in a publish/subscribe framework. It is defined as a set of HTTP server-to-server interactions integrated into Atom and RSS extensions. Despite the odd name, PubSubHubbub is fairly straightforward to use for designing applications with a lot of information updates. Learn about the standard and open-source implementations and support software for PubSubHubbub.

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