Project Name :  RSS-Feed Generator
  Project Task :  Generate RSS sheet
  Software :  VB.NET
  Operating System :  Windows XP SP2
  RSS in brief:

RSS is a family of Web feed formats used to publish frequently updated works such as blog entries, news headlines, audio, and video in a standardized format. The initials "RSS" are used to refer to the following formats: "Really Simple Syndication (RSS 2.0)", "RDF Site Summary (RSS 1.0 and RSS 0.90)", or "Rich Site Summary (RSS 0.91)".RSS purposes for

Instant information  information updated in real-time
Single source  all information aggregated in a single location
Rapid scanning  feed readers highlight unread headlines
Categorizing  information can be categorized by theme

  About RSS-Feed Generator:

We knew XML files are user defined tags with CSS and RSS files. So we often need to change the tags accordingly for our different category.

If we have data which is to feed into RSS means this application will help by editing the tags.

  How to execute this application as follows:

Run the FeedGen.exe then see the following screen (screen1: First Screen)

(screen1: First Screen)

See there are three text boxes with browse button namely Config file, Input file and Output file. Mandatory we should give these files else application could not generate the RSS sheet. What are these files?

Configuration file  To specify tag format.
Input CSV file  Your data records.
Output file  tagged data.

The following screen shows the column which your input file has. See there are five columns age, first name, phone, email, address.

Now we’ve given preformat and postformat for all columns. Check out the screen for format examples. For age column agevalues

Screen 2

We can edit the tags by providing preformat and postformat as shown above. We can save the output file as config file.

QualityPoint Technologies

↑ Grab this Headline Animator