I want to make an RSS reader app but dont know how

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by timmillwood, Mar 8, 2008.

  1. timmillwood macrumors 6502a

    Apr 7, 2006
    I am a PHP programmer by day but a apple geek by night.

    I want to make an app with the new [iPhone] SDK to view RSS feeds. It will flag when there is new news like safari does.
  2. MacDonaldsd macrumors 65816


    Sep 8, 2005
    London , UK
    if you wanted to do it for the Mac OS (Desktop) you would use the PubSub framework, but I don't think its available on the iPhone but I may be wrong.

    RSS are just XML files so your have to find a way of reading them in and checking if there updated.

    Have you checked dashcode that has RSS functionality for iPhone in the form as a web application.
  3. kainjow Moderator emeritus


    Jun 15, 2000
    You need to start learning Cocoa, and download the SDK and read through the documentation so you can get a sense of how it will be done.

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