James Governor's Monkchips Corporate Use of RSS notifications – Netflix (via brian de foy) By James Governor | @monkchips | December 20, 2004 Share via Twitter Share via Facebook Share via Linkedin Share via Reddit How about RSS to check out the status of your DVD rentals? How cool is this? But how come brian looks so grumpy? One comment Alex Bosworth says: December 20, 2004 at 9:05 pm Netflix RSS is great, and I’ve also been using their new Netflix ‘friends’ invite driven social networking feature which is pretty cool. I love RSS b/c it delivers on the promise of XML so well, it’s a common language that ties disparate services together in a really simple way. For example I used Netflix RSS to work with the database of the movies I already own to make sure I don’t rent movies I already own. I wrote up how I did it on my blog: http://sourcelabs.com/ajb/archives/2004/09/lamp_check_my_n.html Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.