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Visual Studio's Tip of the Day Browser

This sample demonstrates querying and transforming xml using LINQ to XML with XML Literals and Axis Properties in Visual Basic. It downloads an rss feed of Visual Studio tips and allows you to search through them easily.
This projects uses the awesome Visual Studio tip's on Sara Ford's blog.

Download the code!

Creating the Tip of the Day Browser
This article is the start of it all. Read about how the browser was created and how to query RSS using axis properties.

Merging XML using Visual Basic 9
Next I made a modification to include caching of the rss items. Read about how to transform and merge XML.

Let's Build an Add-In
Finally, I created a Visual Studio Add-In project. Read about how easy it was to create a VS Add-in.

Last edited Feb 22 2008 at 9:01 PM  by BethMassi, version 7
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