Join Todd Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring an RSS file, part of ActionScript 3.0: Working with XML.
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In this chapter we are going to be working with an RSS feed.…Before we start working with an RSS feed in ActionScript let's look at how an RSS feed looks in XML.…If you are following along and have access to the exercise files open up the exercise files folder and then open…up the Chapter 4 folder and in 04_01 Start you will find RSS.XML.…Open that file up in a text editor.…I am going to use TextWrangler and I will just expand the view here so it's a little bit easier to see the code.…Now if you don't have access to the exercise files you can download a similar file…if you go to www.lynda.com/go/actionscript.…
From there you can just navigate to the blog link or the photos link and you will see an RSS feed link there,…you can download the file from there or you can just copy the data inside of this file.…Let's take a look at how this file is set up.…The first line of code includes information about the XML in this file.…It's pretty standard in an XML document.…The next line of code may seem a little bit new.…
- Understanding XML data
- Creating XML in ActionScript 3.0
- Working with external XML data
- Building a reusable RSS reader class
- Using PHP with XML
- Working with blogs
- Working with Flickr images using the Flickr API
- Working with podcasts
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Understanding XML Data
2. Creating XML in ActionScript 3.0
3. Working with External XML Data
4. Building a Reusable RSS Reader Class
5. Using PHP with XML Data
6. Working with Blogs
7. Working with the Flickr API
8. Working with Podcasts
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