Synchronization of Browser Favorites using FeedSync and the Microsoft Sync Framework

In this favorites sync sample, we will look at a simple provider that synchronizes favorites (maybe between different folders on a computer).  We will then extend that to producing and consuming FeedSync feeds, so that favorites can be easily synchronized between computers. At first, creating a new provider and figuring out how to make it…


MIX 2008 Recorded Session – Using Microsoft Sync Framework and FeedSync

At the recent MIX 2008 conference in Las Vegas, Neil Padgett presented the Microsoft Sync Framework. This session is now online and in it you will learn: Why it is important to be able to take data offline.  How Microsoft Sync Framework can be used to used to take this content offline and how the open FeedSync…

Synchronization of FeedSync Compliant Feeds such as Atom and RSS

FeedSync defines the minimum extensions necessary to enable loosely-cooperating applications to use XML-based container formats such as Atom and RSS as the basis for item sharing. One of the guiding principles of FeedSync is to reinvent as little as possible—hence the use of Atom and RSS for exchanging FeedSync data. It is expected that there…


CTP1 Refresh Now Available for Download

A CTP1 refresh of the Microsoft Sync Framework has been added to the Microsoft Developer Center.  New in this CTP1 refresh is full support for producing and consuming RSS and Atom feeds using the FeedSync 1.0 specification.  Please visit the FeedSync site for more information on this protocol.