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DeathfireD
07-11-2007, 06:50 AM
Hello, I've been interested in adding a RSS fading ticker to my site that displays more then one feed. I have no idea how to code javascript/ajax so I searched http://www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicindex18/index.html but it seems the code there only allows for one feed and/or only displays one feed item at a time. A better example of what I want can be found here http://www.digglicious.com/ . The way digglicious has its fade down is just want I had in mind. If someone could make something like that, that allows me to supply it with a list of feeds to my favorite sites would be great.

I'm no javascript/ajax coder so thats why I figured id post a request here. Maybe someone has already coded the thing I'm shooting for and wouldn't mind posting the code :). If not thats fine :/

cinemaminima
07-13-2007, 12:33 AM
I have worked around the problem by making combined RSS 2.0 feeds using
http://pipes.yahoo.com/.

Note that the pipe should be kept simple, with little or no parsing, etc., or it will take too long for the ticker to fetch.

Hope this helps!

A U S T I N .

http://iphone.cinemaminia.com/

DeathfireD
07-23-2007, 02:50 AM
I was trying to stay away from pipes as the backend but its still a backup answer I guess.

I'm still trying to get the cool javascript fading ticker effect but cant find any example code around. I'm no good with javascript :(

ddadmin
07-23-2007, 07:15 AM
In the next few weeks I'll be adding a couple of RSS ticker/scroller scripts that support multiple feeds. It'd be based on the gAjax RSS Displayer (http://www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicindex18/gajaxrssdisplayer.htm) engine, so you'll also be able to do things like sort the entries. :)

DeathfireD
07-24-2007, 07:13 AM
interesting, cant wait ddadmin :)

regenbauma
10-08-2007, 02:22 AM
In the next few weeks I'll be adding a couple of RSS ticker/scroller scripts that support multiple feeds. It'd be based on the gAjax RSS Displayer (http://www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicindex18/gajaxrssdisplayer.htm) engine, so you'll also be able to do things like sort the entries. :)

Can you advise how to get the rss items to fade...
i have tried adding to the css as follows

#example3 p{ /*Demo 3 P element that separates each entry*/
margin-top: 0;
margin-bottom: 7px;
opacity = 0.8;
filter = 'Microsoft.alpha(opacity=8)';
MozOpacity =0.8;
KhtmlOpacity =0.8;
}

and verious permutations of this , but no fade ?
any help on

Body has
newsfeed.setentrycontainer("p") //Display each entry as a paragraph
===================================

also ... once it has delivered the defined number of items, will it refetch the feed, or do we have to refetch the feed ? In other words , is the refetch of the feed ajaxified , or we need to still take care fo that to get a fresh feed ?

Thanks for wonderful code ....you guys save me hours every day .

regenbauma
10-11-2007, 02:27 PM
In the next few weeks I'll be adding a couple of RSS ticker/scroller scripts that support multiple feeds. It'd be based on the gAjax RSS Displayer (http://www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicindex18/gajaxrssdisplayer.htm) engine, so you'll also be able to do things like sort the entries. :)

I am using the new script ..its wonderful..Is there anyway
a) that we can get the api to go back to google every "variable" minutes and fetch a new copy of the feed without having to refresh the web page.. I have a page that I keep loaded with my feed and want to keep it updated without having to reload the page ..any suggestions are welcome.

b) if anyone can help me to insert code in correct place to fade the entries in and out that would be appreciated ...