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Minimal code for reading a river
<html>
<head>
<title>Minimal River Reader</title>
<script src="http://fargo.io/code/jquery-1.9.1.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
<script>
var theRiver;
function onGetRiverStream (updatedFeeds) {
theRiver = updatedFeeds;
}
$.ajax ({
url: "http://rss.scripting.com/rivers/nytRiver.js",
dataType: "jsonp"
});
</script>
</body>
</html>
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commented Jul 14, 2014

From here you can build everything! :-)

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commented Jul 14, 2014

In case you don't know, the format it's reading is documented:

http://riverjs.org/

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commented Jul 14, 2014

Dave, I have created a sample app at https://github.com/andysylvester/minimal-riverjs-reader using your code, see my post at http://andysylvester.com/2014/07/14/minimal-river-js-reader/ for more info. Thanks for posting this code!

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