Join Walt Ritscher for an in-depth discussion in this video Binding to an RSS feed, part of Visual Studio 2010 Essential Training.
RSS is a very popular format.…In this movie, I want to show you how to bind your application to an RSS feed.…I'm inside Internet Explorer, and I have my blog opened.…It's blog.wpfwonderland.com.…If I go to the end of my URL, and I type in the word "feed" and press Enter,…I get the RSS feed view of the data,…but it's still not the raw XML data that's coming from my server.…What I should do to get the raw feed is right-click and then choose View Source.…
I've already done that.…I've put the file inside our project, inside Visual Studio.…So let's switch to Visual Studio.…Here is the feed file I'm talking about, BlogExampleFeed.xml.…I'll double-click on it to load it into Visual Studio.…Then I'm going to make my font a little bit smaller by using the mouse wheel and the Ctrl key.…If I would like to bind part of my UI to this data, I need to figure out how to…get down to this XML element.…You can see that the description is a child of channel, and channel is a child of RSS.…
There is a mechanism called XPath built into XML that lets me drill into this…
- Creating a Visual Studio project
- Building the user interface
- Binding to an RSS feed
- Coding with IntelliSense
- Creating rich Internet applications with Silverlight
- Building Windows applications with Windows Forms
- Integrating with SQL Server
- Working with Microsoft Office applications
- Understanding extensibility in Visual Studio
- Working with data, ADO.NET and datasets
- Using source control
Skill Level Intermediate
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A: The course is taught with Visual Studio 2010 Professional, but can also be used with the Premium or Ultimate editions. The Express editions of Visual Studio, including Visual Basic 2010 Express, Visual C# 2010 Express, and Visual C++ Express, are not covered in this course.
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1. Getting Started
2. Exploring the Visual Studio Workspace (IDE)
3. Building a Simple Application
4. Exploring the Code Editors
5. Working with Code
6. Understanding the Project Types
7. Digging Into Your Data
8. Debugging Your Application
9. Testing Your Application
10. Deploying Your Application
11. Working with Source Control
12. Integrating with Microsoft Office Applications
Making an Excel 2010 add-in5m 21s
13. Extending Visual Studio
14. Configuring Your Application
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