Chapter 11. Project 8: Automatic Daily Discussions

Let's say that you decide to set up a weblog covering the latest news on Java and XML programming. You'd like to keep it fresh, ideally posting new content every day to spur conversations. Finally, you want new content to be posted automatically?even if you're away. We know that Google is constantly indexing the Web, culling out undesirables, and doing everything it can to deliver useful results for specific searches. Why not leverage that search capability to find out interesting topics for conversation in a community?

In this chapter, you'll build an application to combine your Blogger ( or LiveJournal ( weblog with Google's search functionality.