Some Scripting

Hi,

I was wondering if someone might point me in a general direction on how I could get this done.

I want to write a script that downloads the latest PDF file off an RSS feed.
It must continually watch the RSS feed and download when ever a newer one comes available.


Thanks
- Kyle

Comments

  • Okay I figured it out anyway.

    Here is how I did it.

    Download the RSS as a Text File
    Looked something like this
    [quote]

    Plane Crash
    http://www.news24.com/Content...l
    News24 Automated RSS Feed
    Mon, 08 Jun 2009 21:23:18 +0100
    Mon, 08 Jun 2009 21:23:18 +0100
    [quote]

    Then used Delphi to do the rest :D
  • Try using biterscripting ( http://www.biterscripting.com ). It is great for things just like this. It can parse RSS, also can get any links it finds. If you had included a sample of your RSS, I would have written a quick script for you. But without that, you may just have to google up biterscripting+parsing.

    Patrick

  • Thanks Patrick will definitely go check it out.

    Edit:
    For Linux do you think I would be able to similar things with Pyhthon?

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