Getting the news

Using the Bing News Search API, we can search for news in several ways. There are three endpoints we can use for this API:

  • /news: Get top news articles, based on category
  • /news/search: Get news articles based on a search query
  • /news/trendingtopics: Get top trending news topics

In our smart-house application, we will add the first two, while we will only cover the last one theoretically.

Note

If you have not already done so, sign up for the Bing News Search API at https://portal.azure.com.

News from queries

A lot of the groundwork for query-based news searches has already been done in the web search sample. To search for news based on given queries, we need to add a new function in the BingSearch class.

Open the BingSearch.cs file and add ...

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