If I had to say I was addicted to any part of life online it would be reading RSS feeds. Addicted might be the wrong word, but I do spend a fair amount of time keeping up with the blogs/news/feeds I subscribe to. These feeds are organised by "folders" in FeedDemon, one of which I've called Domino (here's the OPML for it).
There are about sixteen personal Domino-based weblogs in my folder. At times there are more, other times there are less. I go through a cyclical process of un/subscribing to Domino blogs. I'll add a whole load of them in one go; then I'll keep an eye on them and remove those that rarely get updated or stray off topic. There's only really a handful of true "Domino blogs" that consistently stay in there.
Without getting in to what a "Domino blog" is, here's what I look for in a blog for it to make it in to my Domino folder:
- Regularly updated.
- Primarily about Domino, but with other technologies mentioned and discussed.
- Has a strong focus toward the web side of development. Ideally that's all it's about.
- Hosting wise, it doesn't have to be Domino-based, which is, of course, different to be about Domino.
Basically I want to learn from what I read and find ways and means of improving my knowledge and effectiveness in my job. I don't care whose winning the World Series, politics, food etc. Do the three criteria mentioned remind you of anything? Hopefully this site! My aim is to help people in their day to day role as Domino developers. Occasionally I might throw in snippets of my life offline, but I
struggle try to keep it relevant.
At a rough guess I'd say there's at least a hundred or more Domino blogs out there. What I don't have is the time to filter through them all. What I want is pointers towards the quality blogs out there. Do you know of any that fit my criteria? Even if it's your own, I don't mind you posting about that. If you're not in the OPML already please don't be offended.