Offline RSS Reading Framework for Windows Phone
By on February 10th, 2011


News Framework is an offline news reading framework on which any RSS based news website can have its own Windows Phone 7 application in just minutes.

News Framework is a tiny library (DLL) that you can use to build your own Windows Phone 7 application in few minutesif your site exposes RSS data.

The following video demonstrates a fully functioning unofficial Mashable app using this framework. You can use this as a template or build your own application.

The associated tutorial to build this app can be found here.

The offline news reading experience allows text-size adjustment, save for later, share, search, theme support, and other features. The framework is open-source and available on CodePlex.

News Framework

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