This post tries to tie together all the bits in the release of the Aggregator API, and provides a place for developers to comment, ask for help, report problems, etc.
For background, read this post on Scripting News today.
If you have the OPML Editor running, you should install the latest version of newsRiver.root, and fully update it according to the instructions on this page.
Once you’re up to date, you can run two sample scripts, by jumping to:
If you don’t have the editor running you can view the source for these scripts.
The docs for the API are on the XML-RPC site.
Just for fun, I put up a NewsRiver that you can use over the web.
I’m thinking about whether or not I should let people run the API against this installation. You can delete aggregator items this way. You can delete all the items. Not that I care, but it might make it hard for more than one developer to test against it at a time.
If more information becomes available I’ll link to it here.