Reading RSS items on Windows Phone 7

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Following is a utility class I wrote to help me read RSS items asynchronously on a Silverlight for Windows Phone 7 application. I will present how it was written and then how to use it. At the end of this post you can find a sample application that contains all the code. How to read RSS? Add Helper Assembly The first thing we need to do is to add a reference to the assembly, System.ServiceModel.Syndication.dll which contains classes that can parse RSS feeds. This assembly is part of the Silverlight 3 SDK. It...