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Issue 4.6


RSS Reader

The next RSS reader from start to finish.

Issue: 4.6 (July/August 2006)
Author: Will Leshner
Author Bio: Will Leshner is a Software Engineer who has spent a good deal of the last several years building REALbasic applications, utilities, and plugins. Check out his REALbasic weblog at http://www.rbgazette.com/.
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This is the sixth and final article in a series of articles in which we are creating an RSS reader in REALbasic. In previous articles we learned how to use REALbasic's XML classes to parse RSS feeds, use the HTMLViewer class to display articles, and create a custom button control to use as a cross-platform toolbar button.

In this article we will be discussing ContainerControls. ContainerControls are only available in the Professional version of REALbasic, so if you have REALbasic Standard, you won't be able to build an application from the project that accompanies this article. I hope, however, that even if you don't have the Professional version of REALbasic, you will still find the discussion in this article useful.

As always, I encourage you to download the project that accompanies this article and use it as a reference as you read along. Things will make more sense if you are able to put it all into context.

Designing And Instantiating ContainerControls

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