VB.NET•Check Out an Example RSS Feed

Listing 1. An RSS feed consists of three parts: a header with version information, a channel definition section, and a list of items. The embedded link in the item's Description element is HTML-encoded because the RSS feed file isn't valid XML if it contains embedded characters such as < or > in the data elements.

<?xml version="1.0" ?>
<rss version="2.0">
	<title>RSS Feed Component Tester</title>
	<description>Test feed created by the RssGenTest app.</description>
	<title>Fawcette RSS Feed</title>
	<description>See the Fawcette <a href="http://www.fawcette.com/rss.xml>RSS Feed</a>.</description>
	<author>Fawcette Technical Pubs</author>