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BuildRSSFeed( rssTitle ; rssPubDate ; IDLink ; rssLink ; rssDescription ; rssXMLurl ; rssEnclosure )

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Roger Biel, 2Geckos Consulting, LLC
www.2geckos.com

The easiest way to build RSS Feeds

Sample Input:
BuildRSSFeed( rssTitle ; rssPubDate ; IDLink ; rssLink ; rssDescription ; rssXMLurl ; rssEnclosure )
Sample Output:
returns RSS Feed ready for publishing


 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.

Description:

There are many ways to publish RSS Feeds but this is the simple way.
Enter the information and a valid RSS feed will be generated.

The first time the function is exicuted it creates the RSS Header, then with a script loop add the information for each feed item, when complete execute the funtion with no parameters to add the footer to the RSS Feed.

I use CNS FTPiT to upload the feed to the web.
if the default values are refferenced then fewer command line options are needed.

I use this function in any application that needs to report results to others.

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

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