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jQuery Mobile Web Development Essentials Second Edition by Andy Matthews, Raymond Camden

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Chapter 13. Becoming an Expert – Building an RSS Reader Application

Now that you've been introduced to jQuery Mobile and its features, it's time to build our final, full application—an RSS Reader.

In this chapter, we will cover the following aspects:

  • Discuss the RSS Reader application and its features
  • Create the application
  • Discuss what could be added to the application

RSS Reader – the application

RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is a way for sites to create a computer-readable index of their information. By using a common XML format, sites can let people read their content via other sites and applications. RSS is most popular on blog and news sites.

Before diving into the code, it may make sense to quickly demonstrate the application in its final working ...

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