Radio UserLand Kick Start

Radio UserLand Kick Start, a new book from Sams Publishing, provides everything you need to get started with Radio UserLand, an Internet content management and programming tool that makes it simple to publish your own weblog, develop Web services, and collect information from thousands of Internet sites.

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The $40 software makes it possible for individuals to exploit the content-management and information-gathering capabilities that previously were available only to corporations and other large enterprises.

The book includes a primer on the UserTalk programming language and the software's object database. Emphasis is placed on Radio's XML-RPC, RSS, and XML functionality, which make it easy to create your own Web services and use the services of others.

Master the features of Radio on Windows or Mac OS X and Mac Classic, review numerous code examples, and explore the inner workings of this revolutionary software.

I'm using Radio to publish this site and my weblog, which includes a Radio UserLand category.

If you have any questions or comments, use my e-mail page or one of the comments link at the bottom of every page of this site.

Use this Amazon.Com link to order Radio UserLand Kick Start.

Table of Contents (with four sample chapters):

  • II. Using the Object Database
    • 9. Backing Up Data
    • 10. Exploring the Radio.root Database
    • 11. Creating New Database Tables
  • III. Writing Scripts with UserTalk
    • 12. Editing a New Script
    • 13. Calling Verbs
    • 14. Reading and Writing to the Database
    • 15. Using Variables and Arrays
    • 16. Working with Loops and Conditionals
    • 17. Developing Web Services with XML-RPC
    • 18. Sending and Receiving E-mail
    • 19. Handling Errors and Debugging Scripts
    • 20. Creating and Distributing Tools
  • IV. Appendices
    • A. RSS
    • B. OPML
    • C. XML
    • D. XML-RPC