/Mark Nottingham

About Mark Nottingham

Mark Nottingham is a Principal Technical Yahoo!, putting together Web-based infrastructure for sites like Yahoo! Finance, Sports, Tech, TV and Movies.

He has spent the last decade designing, debugging, serving and caching Web content, with past stints at Merrill Lynch, Akamai and BEA Systems, along with scars from writing specifications like the Atom Syndication Format, WS-Policy and the WS-I Basic Profile, and chairing both IETF and W3C Working Groups.

Right now, his focus is on using HTTP for what the rest of the industry calls Web Services.

RSS Tutorial

2010-05-25T22:46:36+00:00 December 23rd, 2007|Miscellaneous|

This tutorial explains the features and benefits of a Web format called RSS, and gives a brief technical overview of it. It also includes information on a similar format called Atom. The reader is assumed to have some familiarity with XML and other Web technologies. It is not meant to be exhaustive; for more information, see the ‘More Information about RSS’ section.

Caching Tutorial

2010-05-25T22:47:02+00:00 December 22nd, 2007|Miscellaneous|

This is an informational document. Although technical in nature, it attempts to make the concepts involved understandable and applicable in real-world situations. Because of this, some aspects of the material are simplified or omitted, for the sake of clarity.