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Rss20ItemFormatter<TSyndicationItem> Class

A class that serializes SyndicationItem-derived classes to and from RSS 2.0 format.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Syndication
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel.Web (in System.ServiceModel.Web.dll)

public class Rss20ItemFormatter<TSyndicationItem> : Rss20ItemFormatter, 
	IXmlSerializable 
where TSyndicationItem : new(), SyndicationItem

Type Parameters

TSyndicationItem

The SyndicationItem-derived type to serialize.

Use this class to serialize instances of SyndicationItem-derived classes and to create instances of SyndicationFeed-derived classes from XML documents that represent RSS 2.0 items. If you need to serialize a SyndicationItem instance use the Rss20ItemFormatter formatter.

The following code shows how to create a SyndicationItem derived class and serialize it to RSS 2.0.

MySyndicationItem item = new MySyndicationItem("Test Item", "This is the content for Test Item", new Uri("http://Contoso/ItemOne"), "TestItemID", DateTime.Now);

item.Links.Add(new SyndicationLink(new Uri("http://Contoso"), "alternate", "MyItemLink", "text/html", 100));
item.PublishDate = new DateTime(1968, 2, 23);
item.LastUpdatedTime = DateTime.Today;
item.SourceFeed = new SyndicationFeed();
item.Summary = new TextSyndicationContent("This the item summary");

XmlWriter rssWriter = XmlWriter.Create("RssItem.xml");
Rss20ItemFormatter<MySyndicationItem> formatter = new Rss20ItemFormatter<MySyndicationItem>(item);
formatter.WriteTo(rssWriter);
rssWriter.Close();

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5
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