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Re: Converting RSS file to HTML

by Hero Zzyzzx (Curate)
on Mar 27, 2004 at 04:21 UTC ( #340215=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Converting RSS file to HTML

Don't do this manually. Someone has already done the work for you and put it on www.cpan.org in the form of XML::RSS.

#!/usr/bin/perl #Almost exactly from the docs. use XML::RSS; my $rss=XML::RSS->new(); $rss->parse($your_rss_feed_in_this_scalar); foreach my $item (@{$rss->{'items'}}) { print "title: $item->{'title'}\n"; print "link: $item->{'link'}\n\n"; print "description: $item->{'description'}\n\n"; }

I'll leave the HTML bit as an exercise to the reader. . .

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