In this chapter, we took the first steps towards building Windows Phone 7 applications. We first briefly looked at SharePoint security and how to enable anonymous access. Next, we started our simple RSS reader by creating a WebClient to read data from the network and display it on the screen.

Next, we investigated the RSS options available in SharePoint and looked at how to customize those feeds. From those RSS feeds, we used our WebClient to load that data and then parse the XML into a list of RSS items. This was by no means the only way to parse RSS, but it was the simplest way.

Next, we had a brief introduction to page navigation, where we took a selected item and navigated to a details view page. Finally, we used the information we passed ...

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