Xamarin Forms and HTTP

Let’s say we’re building an application, and we want to list the titles NuGetHTTP and publication dates from an RSS feed. 

We can do this using a ListView, but we have to get the feed, and to do that we need a library; specifically the NuGet package Microsoft.Http.Client Libraries. 

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This is part of the on-going series of posts on Learning Xamarin; a complete index to the series can be found here.

To create our application we’ll start with a new Forms application by firing up Xamarin Studio and selecting New Solution ->  C# -> Mobile Apps -> Blank App (Xamarin.Forms.Portable

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About Jesse Liberty

Jesse Liberty is an independent consultant and programmer with three decades of experience writing and delivering software projects. He is the author of 2 dozen books and multiple Pluralsight courses, and has been a Senior Technical Evangelist for Microsoft, a Distinguished Software Engineer for AT&T, a VP for Information Services for Citibank and a Software Architect for PBS. He is a Xamarin Certified Mobile Developer and a Xamarin MVP, Microsoft MVP and Telerik MVP.
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