PubSubHubbub has become the standard protocol for real-time RSS and Atom feed subscription and delivery. But not everybody wants to host their own PubSubHubbub hub in the same way that hardly anybody hosts their own website, and why cloud services in general have become so popular. Guzzle Ayup has entered the market to offer a hosted PubSubHubbub hub service.
QQ Solutions, insurance agency management systems provider, has launched an API for its cloud-based management system: QQ Catalyst. QQ Catalyst assists insurance agencies with customer acquisition and retention, ease of use, mobile management, and industry compliancy. The QQ Catalyst API allows developers to integrate QQ Catalyst with third party apps.
When designing an enterprise architecture it can be common to use a typical Pub-Sub pattern using a message queue subscribed to a topic. This can have some real-world costs and queues may not be necessary. This article shows a better choice than using queues and when it makes sense to use a queue.