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RSS Scraping...

by shekarkcb (Beadle)
on Aug 18, 2008 at 09:58 UTC ( #704889=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
shekarkcb has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Hi Monks,

Now a days somebody told me about RSS, By that (RSS) one can get updated information instead on visiting sites. Can anybody tell me how can i handle those RSS of sits if the site URL is Given???

Suggestions are welcome

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Re: RSS Scraping...
by FunkyMonk (Canon) on Aug 18, 2008 at 10:39 UTC
Re: RSS Scraping...
by Corion (Pope) on Aug 18, 2008 at 10:16 UTC

    See the various RSS modules on CPAN.

Re: RSS Scraping...
by jkva (Chaplain) on Aug 18, 2008 at 10:41 UTC

    I particularly like XML::RSS::Parser. I've used it successfully before to parse RSS feeds.

    Good luck!

Re: RSS Scraping...
by davorg (Chancellor) on Aug 18, 2008 at 15:02 UTC
Re: RSS Scraping...
by pjotrik (Friar) on Aug 18, 2008 at 10:44 UTC
    In the website's html, uri of the corresponding RSS feed may be specified as
    <link rel="alternate" type="application/rss+xml" href="?node=section_rss;section=perlquestion;xmlstyle=rss" / +>
Re: RSS Scraping...
by larsen (Parson) on Aug 18, 2008 at 10:56 UTC
    You could use XML::Feed's find_feeds method.

    HTH, S.
      Thanks Monks
      i got it done by XML::FeedPP....

      Shekar KCB

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