Express social objects in Atom format

An introduction to the Activity Streams standard

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Ben Werdmuller

Date archived: September 8, 2016 | First published: June 15, 2010

The popularity of social networking sites has given rise to an emerging standard for web feeds that express what people are doing online. With Activity Streams, an extension to the Atom format, your websites can syndicate social activity. Explore how the Activity Streams format expresses social objects, learn how to build an activity-feed encoder in PHP, and discover some uses Activity Streams might serve in the enterprise.

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