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RSS Rich Site Summary (originally RDF Site Summary, often dubbed Really Simple Syndication) is a family of web feed formats used to publish frequently updated works—such as blog entries, news headlines, audio, and video—in a standardized format.

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RSS feed viewer in Clojure

This semester a classmate and I visited a course on functional programming in our university. For grading, we've to submit a small project which should be written in Clojure and make use of functional ...
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Fetching and modifying CNN headlines

This is a project I came up just as an exercise with to familiarize myself with Python syntax and data types. I am just learning how to code and would like to avoid establishing bad habits. On the ...
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A web scraper that looks for pre-defined words in news articles

I'm still fairly new to Python and web-scraping, but a colleague asked asked me if I could build a web-scraper that could be used by a think tank he's a member of to find news articles matching a pre-...
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Parse atom RSS feed with xml.dom.minidom

I had to parse a blogger RSS feed but I didn't have access to any third party modules like feedparser or lxml. I was stuck with the task of writing a library to parse RSS feeds; challenge accepted. I ...
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Wordpress RSS Parser

Follow Up to my earlier question. This is an RSS Parser intended only to parse the feed Wordpress provides (and even then, only what I actually want to display on my website). ...
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RSS Parser for Blog Feed

I'm building an RSS feed parser so, later, I can retrieve recent blog posts on my word press blog and display recent posts on my other website. This code isn't intended to implement the full RSS spec. ...
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Converting YouTube channels to podcasts

I created a Django app that converts YouTube channels to podcasts. It uses the actual YouTube paths for the URLs. The idea is that the user can just find the YouTube address of the desired channel (...
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RSS to HTML script - version two

I wrote this script that downloads an RSS feed and converts it to HTML. One of my only concerns is my variable naming because I suck at naming things. ...
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Simple RSS to HTML converter

Is this code pythonic, easy to read, stable, or missing something? ...
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Bookmarklet to go to YouTube channel RSS feed

I've written a simple bookmarklet to go to the YouTube channel RSS feed URL from at least any video or channel page: ...
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Regularly watch recent posts of a blog for specific words with HTML scraping

Task I want to watch the "Recent Posts" section of a blog for changes/new posts but only for specific posts containing a pre-defined word. Afterwards a list should be outputted in the console with ...
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Get RSS feeds and store them into database

It is my first program in Clojure. It read RSS feed's list from text file, get each feed and store result into sqlite database. project.clj: ...
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Simple Java RSS reader

As a study project I was supposed to write an RSS reader in Java (I used Swing to make GUI) using MVC pattern. I finished it, but it's not quite polished yet (still gotta write these javadocs and add ...
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Re-sorting newsfeed based on date

Background: A client side I made recently has a component that is made from several (20+) rss-feeds, and the feeds are mashed into one using FreshRSS hosted on our servers. For some reason, FreshRSS ...
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RSS to JSON for insertion into MongoDB

In my code, there is a chain of functions call where the deepest function may throw an exception. I catch and handle it according to the business logic. The problem is that all other functions in the ...
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Embedding an RSS feed into a page after it's already loaded

I'm working on reworking our website from a WYSIWYG editor to MVC. I'm all right with server side code, but complete rubbish when it comes to client side Javascript, so I'd appreciate any/all feedback....
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XSS Sanitization of RSS Feeds using JS

I need to pull an rss feed with links, headlines, and descriptions onto the front page of a website, and while I would like to think the source is trustworthy, you can never rule out malicious actors. ...
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Implementation of observer pattern in web app to monitor an RSS feed

I implemented observer pattern and it will be great if someone can do review of my work and say what should be done better. What is the problem. Application monitoring rss channel, if there is ...
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Reading XML files from RSS of different websites in PHP

I've created a working XML RSS reader. I wanted to know if it's a good one or not and if it's efficient for the server or not. I run this code every 12 hours or something give or take the amount of ...
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Unit-testing an RSS feed parser

I'm working on a class to parse RSS feeds using SyndicationFeed. (related to Downloading data using HttpClient). I'm trying to write this so it can be unit-tested, ...
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RSS parser for Node.JS

I would like someone review this code and tell if it can be done better, or if the code is elegant and simple enough for the task at hand. I used code climate and I got 4/4 and my test coverage is 96%...
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Refreshing / Cycling through a parsed RSS feed every 5 mins

I am working on a monitor signage display and have a "welcome to RSS" feed with just a title and description. I have code from feedEk that's been tweaked a bit to parse the feed and cycle it so I only ...
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Drop-down list with 14 options of RSS feed dates

The goal of this code is to create drop-down menu where there are 14 options on the list. Those 14 options are the dates that an RSS feed were last updated. The URLs for the feed have the query ...
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Feed API to display RSS feeds Ted talk

I am trying to create a webpage that will read RSS feeds from the TED talk website and display it on a page. I am using Google's Feed API for this. Here is the link to view the code online. Could ...
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RSS feed parser

I've just started learning Swift. I started with an example of RSS feed parser. I have a wrapper class written in Objective-C which converted the XML response into ...
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How can I speed up my RSS feed Android App?

I have a problem with parsing RSS from a PHP page because the app is too slow. This is my parsing code: ...
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Displaying blog posts from non-SSL site in SSL site

The Issue I added SSL to a previously static and non-SSL website because some new features will require it. I'm using rails 4.0.5, ruby 1.9.3, and the site is deployed on heroku (it's at www dot ...
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Avoiding use of .encode() in rss2html

My concern with this code is the excessive use of .encode('utf-8'). Any advice on refining these functions would be very helpful. rss2html GitHub repo ...
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Simple hack to merge RSS feeds

Have I made any obvious mistakes? Is this code clean? Is there a better way to do this in python? ...
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Prototype spider for indexing RSS feeds

This code is super slow. I'm looking for advice on how to improve its performance. ...
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RSS Feed Calendar Plugin

This plugin is initialized like so: ...
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RSS feed class in C#

How can I make this more readable? ...
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Configuring a currency converter to get exchange rate feeds for for multiple currencies

I'm trying to make my function more versatile by removing hard coded data. ...
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Displaying RSS feeds from Google Feed API as HTML list

What it does is: Reads from a RSS feed using Google Feed API Shows the list in an unordered list How good/bad is the code snippet? ...