Hot out of the RAI lab…RSS feeds generated from Visual SourceSafe. Many development shops use some kind of email notification for source changes – and this is a perfect application of RSS. Here’s a screen shot in NewsGator with Outlook 2003:
This currently runs as a Windows service, and periodically generates the RSS file(s). To get it running, do the following:
2. Edit the config.xml file in the installation directory. It should be pretty self-explanatory.
3. Start the service from the service control manager.
Post comments here – I’d love to hear your thoughts. Also, I’m not sure what the final disposition of this code will be (free, part of another product, etc.)…so this build will expire on August 1.