Building a Metro App Part 2: Listing 2

The SharedFeed Class

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Threading.Tasks;
using Windows.ApplicationModel.DataTransfer;

namespace VSMWinRTDemo.UI.ViewModel
{
   public class SharedFeed
   {
       public string Title { get; set; }
       public string Description { get; set; }
       public string Url { get; set; }

       public SharedFeed()
       {
       }

       public SharedFeed(DataPackage dataPackage)
       {
           bool containsUri;
           dataPackage.Contains(StandardDataFormats.Uri, out containsUri);
           this.Title = dataPackage.Properties.Title;
           this.Description = dataPackage.Properties.Description;

           if (containsUri)
           {
               Uri feedUri = dataPackage.GetUri();

               if (!String.IsNullOrWhiteSpace(feedUri.AbsoluteUri))
               {
                   this.Url = feedUri.AbsoluteUri;
               }
           }
       }
   }
}

About the Author

Eric Vogel is a Sr. Software Developer at Kunz, Leigh, & Associates in Okemos, MI. 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 vogelvision@gmail.com.