Building a Metro App Part 2: Listing 1
Implementing the Share Source Contract
void MainPage_DataRequested(DataTransferManager sender, DataRequestedEventArgs args)
// have a selected RSS feed item?
if (FeedListView.SelectedItem != null)
RSSItem selectedItem = FeedListView.SelectedItem as RSSItem;
args.Request.Data.Properties.Title = selectedItem.Title;
args.Request.Data.Properties.Description = selectedItem.Description;
if (selectedItem.Links.Count > 0)
// share the loaded Feed URL
args.Request.Data.Properties.Title = FeedTitle.Text;
args.Request.Data.Properties.Description = "An RSS feed link from Daily Reader.";
Eric Vogel is a Senior Software Developer for Red Cedar Solutions Group in Okemos, Michigan. He is the president of the Greater Lansing User Group for .NET. Eric enjoys learning about software architecture and craftsmanship, and is always looking for ways to create more robust and testable applications. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.