Chapter 9. Creating and Consuming Diverse Data
In This Chapter
Putting syndicated RSS feeds on a page
Using the XmlDataSource and DataList controls
Adding style to XML data
Shaking the daylight out of TimeZoneInfo
Creating Web and WCF services
Web-based data doesn't just come from Microsoft SQL Server. Data exists as blog feeds in RSS, as bits and bytes in Access databases, as XML markup, and even embedded in HTML tags.
One attraction of XML is that you can massage it to suit your needs, as you see in this chapter. What's more, by delivering XML content with a Web service, you go a long way to breaking down data silos and incompatibilities.