RSS is awesome, and can be made more awesome when aggregated in the cloud. Cloud services can change or die, but Tiny Tiny RSS puts you back in control, which is most awesome. All you need is a web server, like the equally awesome NearlyFreeSpeech.NET.
Back in control
Tiny Tiny RSS is an open source feed aggregator. Functionally, it’s just a feed reader that sits in the cloud, like the late Google Reader, with one difference – you provide the server. You control if and when the service ends, upgrades, extends, etc. You are in command!
How to do it
My Web hosting needs are modest, and my time is limited, but I do have a bit of technical prowess, and I like to control my own destiny as much as possible. NearlyFreeSpeech.NET offers a very stable, well built shared hosting service where you pay only for what you use. More importantly, they give members a lot of control over their sites, which makes rolling out custom web-apps like Tiny Tiny RSS possible, and perhaps even simpler than rolling your own server. Read on for the details…