Retrieve RSS Feeds

Provided by Jim Ferguson, Senior Application Architect

RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is a popular protocol that allows sites to publish content in XML form. Since RSS is just XML you can use standard .NET XML routines to read it. The following example shows how to retrieve the RSS content from the Microsoft MSDN site and load it into a grid for display:

Dim reader As XmlTextReader = New XmlTextReader("")
Dim ds As DataSet = New DataSet
DataGrid1.DataSource = ds.Tables(2)

For more informatoin about RSS, see the following links:

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