Chapter 12. Building an RSS reader app with Ionic

This chapter covers

  • Designing a simple RSS reader application
  • Using Ionic for Cordova development
  • Enhancing the application with native plugins

For the final chapter, you’re going to build a real, if simple, application—an RSS reader.

12.1. Designing a simple RSS reader application

RSS is an XML format commonly used by blogs as a way to syndicate their content. While not as popular as it once was, a website using RSS can share its content with other websites and tools. An example of a website using RSS to syndicate content is CNN. If you open your browser to, you’ll see a complete list of RSS feeds covering different parts of their content (figure 12.1).

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