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Windows Phone 7.5 Data Cookbook by Ramesh Thalli

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Opening a remote XML file

In the first recipe Opening a local XML file, we opened an XML file from the local folder; now let's try opening an XML file from a remote location.

Getting ready

  1. Create a new project called Recipe3_RemoteXml under Ch3_Recipes.
  2. Open your local IIS (Internet Information Services) root folder and copy the XML file MyTasks.xml we created in the preceding recipe.
  3. You can also host this file in any remote server, which can be accessed using a simple URI. For this recipe, let's copy the XML file to localhost's root folder. You can learn more on how to install the IIS on your machine using this link: http://learn.iis.net/page.aspx/28/installing-iis-7-on-windows-vista-and-windows-7/.
  4. Navigate to the file using the browser and the ...

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