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Parses XML to return the bus times at specified bus stop

The code uses the XML-based OC Transpo data feed to create a list of the bus name, where it's headed, and the times. Keep in mind that I am a beginner at python so any advice at all is appreciated. <...
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Using cURL to retrieve remote image

I am using the following code to retrieve the URL of a random image in a remote folder that I own. As a newbie and although this is working I would like to know if this is done properly, if it could ...
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Crawling SPOJ through cURL and C++

I am trying to write industry standard code. https://www.quora.com/How-do-I-follow-a-user-on-Spoj-for-solving-problems-Refer-Details Someone gave me this A2A. And I wrote this code for it ...
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calloc, malloc, free and realloc wrappers to store the size being allocated

I'm currently building a node.js addon for libcurl. Right now I'm trying to correctly use v8::Isolate::GetCurrent()->AdjustAmountOfExternalAllocatedMemory to ...
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Send Google Cloud Messages

I wrote code which is doing query and insert inside while loop. ...
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Simple load testing script in bash

Here's the code ...
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Reusing curl easy handles in C

In a C project I want to reuse curl easy handles. The flow of program is like: Client --> C Application --> Call URL1, do something, Call URL2, do something, Call URL3... In short, for each client ...
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Pulling data from API, Allowed memory exhausted

I'm working on a project where I pull data (JSON) from an API. I would like to manipulate this data and store this as useful information in my DB (MySQL). My code is working if I would like to make, ...
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URL image validation

I'm trying to write a method to validate an image from a URL. The method will accept an array of image URL. The image should be validated by its type, size and dimensions. Right now, I'm able to ...
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Checking whether a site is up or down

I have this PHP curl function to check if a site is online or not: ...
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Sending an SMS message in C

Recently I've been fiddling with the idea of sending a text message using C. Looking at a few options, I thought that using libcurl to send an SMTP email using TLS for some security would be the best ...
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cURL GET requests receiving XML data

First of all, I would like to know if there is any difference (execution-time) in C between: GET request made by using cURL GET request make by using sockets (BSD sockets) Second, I've done a C ...
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Upload image from Remote Server using URL

This PHP class is to allow user to enter a URL of a remote image file and have it download the image to local server. It will be used in a Markdown editor just like Stack Overflow / Stack Exchange ...
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Testing uptime of my personal server

I made some code to test my personal servers uptime. It logs in to my router page and sees if it returns status 200. A cron job runs it every 5 minutes. Please let me know if I can make the code more ...
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DMZ passthru script

I have a server that cannot be connected to from the internet, but I need to get some info to it. I have another server that can, so I have a simple passthru script that I want to see if you all think ...
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Pinging a URL with libcurl

I've asked a question about pinging a URL before, but I wanted something that was a bit shorter and still just as efficient. libcurl seemed to be the perfect answer. Here is my method: ...
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Dynamic library to intercept oddsock hostname lookups

Just for the fun of it, I decided I would try to create sort of an intermediate DNS system for the oddsock SOCKS proxy. With this, the domain name extension .unet is statically resolved when requested....
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Reverse-engineering with Filepicker API

I have this script to pull data out of the Filepicker API internal. It's mostly reverse-engineering and the code seems to be ugly to me. How can this be improved? ...
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Optimize web-scraping of Moscow grocery website

This code works fine, but I believe it has optimization problems. Please review this. Also, please keep in mind that it stops after each iteration of the loop ...
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Bash script to clone all public repos or gists for a specified user, optionally to a directory of choice

I wrote this script as a way to backup and/or download quickly a set of repos or gists from a user. I don't have any major concerns but I'm a noob at bash scripting, and I've been scouring the ...
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Wrapping Curl, an HTTP client

I have written an HTTP client wrapped the libcurl. It should be able to do HTTP get/post with string/map param, with cookies and proxy. Can somebody review the code? B.T.W., I'm not sure the way ...
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Webhook Structuring

I am building a Webhook model so users can receive data from a messaging app. I have never created such a system before, and I'd like to get some feedback on my attempt. ...
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HTTP Stream Part 2 A stream that opens an HTTP GET and then acts like a normal C++ istream

The review I asked for yesterday was for a header only library. HTTP Stream A stream that opens an HTTP GET and then acts like a normal C++ istream This has some limitations as it downloads all the ...
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Stream that opens an HTTP GET and then acts like a normal C++ istream

Needed a quick stream to get JSON objects. ...
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Downloading the oldest available version of some data files

I am using the cURL tool in MATLAB 2013b with Ubuntu to download a whole bunch of files. The files have one of three possible versions: 1.0.0, 2.0.0, or 2.1.0. Using the HTTP, I first check the ...
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Bash script to monitor Webserver php script

Below is a script I wrote today to use CURL to monitor the length of various HTTP server outputs and output a response if this is different than 103 characters. This is my first bash script, so I had ...
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Service status checker… Is there a more efficient way?

I've been working on a website status checker.. However this array that I use has around 30 sites within it, I've noticed it's taking around 6-7 seconds to load it. I was wondering if there's any ...
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Secure CURL to & handle response from Payment Gateway

I'm using a payment gateway and am trying to implement the post and response handling with CURL so that it all happens on one page. The following is tested and works but I want to double check it's ...
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Calling restful web services efficiently

I need to use this code to fetch data from web service and show them in a site properly but after I request for the webservice I am unable to load them fast. Site is loading very slow. ...
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Optimizing PHP script fetching entire HTML pages

The following script should get links which are stored in a text file (line by line), then put them into an array and finally scan each links' source code for a certain line. If this line is found, it ...
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DownloadFile Function (using LibCurl)

Please tell me if this function is correct (I believe it to be), efficient, and clean. Function to check: ...
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Improve multithreading with network IO and database queries

I'm writing a script that: fetch a list of urls from a db (about 10000 urls) download all the pages and insert them into the db parse the code if(some condition) do other inserts into the db I ...
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Getting a remote file to local storage

I've prepared a function using cURL to get a remote file to the local storage: ...
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Tiny Curl C++ wrapper

I have written this sample code to fetch a web page in C++ using libcurl. Please review it. ...
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Dynamic IP-address logging

Inspired by Don Stewart's article on Scripting with Haskell I tried a rewrite of a shell-script I did the other day. I was really astonished how easily it worked but as a whole it is about double the ...
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Handling many networking exceptions in Ruby

What would be a prettier/faster way to do handling of multiple errors in Ruby? Here is the code I am working with: ...