News launches RSS service.In an effort to keep Florida lawyers better informed about news and events that impact the profession, selected Florida Bar The Florida Bar is the mandatory state bar association for the state of Florida. It is the third largest such bar association in the United States. Its duties include the regulation and discipline of attorneys. News articles will be made available through an RSS feed Summaries of Web site content that are published in the RSS format for download. See RSS. beginning September 1.
Never heard of an RSS feed? Don't worry, you are not alone. RSS (Really Simple Syndication) A syndication format that was developed by Netscape in 1999 and became very popular for aggregating updates to blogs and the news sites. RSS has also stood for "Rich Site Summary" and "RDF Site Summary. is an emerging technology that allows Web sites to automatically deliver updated information directly to your computer. RSS stands for rich site summary and is a format for syndicating news and other information.
RSS feeds are free content delivered from Web sites that contain article headlines, summaries, and links back to full-text articles on the Web. It is an easy way for users to be alerted when content that interests them appears on their favorite sites. Instead of visiting a particular site to browse (1) To view the contents of a file or a group of files. Browser programs generally let you view data by scrolling through the documents or databases. In a database program, the browse mode often lets you edit the data. See Web browser. for new articles, RSS automatically alerts you when something new is posted online.
"Adding an RSS component to our traditional twice a month publication will enhance our ability to quickly deliver news, columns, and other information that may help advance the education, competence, and ethical practice of Florida lawyers," said News Managing Editor Mark Killian. "It should be particularly helpful to get information to our members quickly during the legislative sessions when news breaks between the regular news cycle of our print editions."
To start using RSS to receive News stories, you need a special news reader or aggregator that displays RSS content feeds from Web sites you select. To download To receive a file transmitted over a network. In any communications session, "download" means receive, and "upload" means send. The download/upload often implies a big/little scenario, in which data is being downloaded from the "big" server into the "little" user's computer. the free RSS Reader go to www.rssreader.com/. Click on the download icon on the left navigation bar A set of buttons or graphic images typically in a row or column used as a central point that link you to major topic sections on a Web site. If the navigation bar is a single graphic image with multiple selections, it is known as an imagemap. See imagemap. and follow the instructions to install on your PC.
Once you have downloaded and installed the RSS reader software, there will be an icon on your desktop. You can double click on the icon to open the reader and begin adding RSS feeds to your reader software.
Here are some suggested legal feeds to help get you started.
* The Florida Bar News--www.flabar.org/DIVCOM/JN/JNNews01.nsf/TFBFeed.xml.
Enter this link directly into your RSS reader by going to the add (+) icon (With this link you do not have to go to the browser browser
Software that allows a computer user to find and view information on the Internet. The first text-based browser for the World Wide Web became available in 1991; Web use expanded rapidly after the release in 1993 of a browser called Mosaic, which used and look for the XML or RSS icon.)
* The Florida Bar Announcements--www.flabar.org/DIVCOM/PI/TFB Announce.nsf/TFB Feed.xml
Enter this link directly into your RSS reader by going to the Add (+) icon (With this link you do not have to go to the browser and look for the XML or RSS icon.)
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* Robert Ambrogi's Law Sites--www.legaline.com/lawsites.html.
* Cornell Law School The Cornell Law School was formally opened in 1887, but was moved to its present-day location at Myron Taylor Hall in 1937. The law school building, an ornate, Gothic structure, was the result of a donation by Myron Charles Taylor, a former CEO of US Steel, and a member of the Cornell Supreme Court Decisions--http:// supct.law.cornell.edu:8080/supct/rss/0.91/supct_today.rss
Enter this link directly into your RSS reader by going to the Add (+) icon (With this link you do not have to go to the browser and look for the XML of RSS icon.)
For more information, search the internet for "RSS feeds," "RSS reader," or "RSS information."