I know - platfrom folks shouldn't do code. But yesterday I wrote my first "proper" program in nearly 2 years. My university lecturers would hate me to call VB "proper" programming: but although I've done a some scripting I haven't written anything with a user interface since writing a little Smartphone App back in '04. Not only do I feel rusty, but I thought I'd try VB Express for the first time
After reading the RSS team Blog I wanted to see how easy it was to use the API for RSS, that is enabled by IE7. How difficult would it be to code with an updated language, and programming environment, and a new API ? Astonishingly easy as it turned out. After 3 hours work I had a tool which will
So anyone who writes RSS software or wants to - leave the subscribing and downloading to IE, and get on and write something great on top of it. Newsgator's CTO already gets this
Small correction, Greg Reinacker is the CTO, JB Holston is NewsGator's CEO
Thanks Gordon, I've edited the text.
would love to see the 90 line! any chance? would be great sample code to encourage use of the RSS API. I do have IE7 installed so am little familiar with it.
Where can I download this program from?
Are you gonna post the code then ? James, only Scobelizer has asked ;) and I would be interested and a few more, I guess.
To answer the last 3 questions, I'm happy to share the code. It will be the first time I have done so, therefore I am checking with my management that it is OK. I hope that it will be available on Monday.
It took a little longer than planned ... but it's now here http://blogs.technet.com/jamesone/archive/2006/05/09/427793.aspx
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