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Monday, September 11, 2006

ASP.NET 2.0 RSS Tool-Kit Released

Awesome ASP.NET 2.0 RSS Tool-Kit Released

Dmitry on the ASP.NET Team posted an awesome RSS Toolkit for ASP.NET 2.0 on his blog earlier tonight.  It provides a ton of great support for both consuming and exposing RSS from ASP.NET 2.0 applications, and ships with full source code.

 

March 26th, 2006 Update: Dmitry just updated the origional download here.

 

Some of the features/scenarios in the new RSS Toolkit include:

 

RSS Data-binding Control Support

 

You can now declaratively databind any ASP.NET control to the new RSSDataSource control provided in the toolkit.  For example, to build a simple blog post aggregator for my blog you could follow the below steps with the free Visual Web Developer tool:

1) Create a new blank page

3) Select the RSSDataSource control to bind to (note: this will automatically be populated in the datasource dialog window if the RSSDataSource control has been added to the VS toolbox): 

 

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