A new take on word art: Wordle

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I am an irregular listener to the Java Posse podcast. One of the things they have on the show is the “Java App of the Week”. The current show featured Wordle. The idea is that it reads an RSS feed and then generates a word cloud based on the words used in that feed. You can then play around with font, colour and text orientation, before saving it to the Wordle gallery. Here is what I created from the davidarno.org RSS feed:

Fun, if somewhat pointless 🙂