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NAME ^

scrape2rss.pl - extract information as RSS (well, Atom) feed

ABSTRACT ^

This is a simple program to extract data from HTML by specifying CSS3 or XPath selectors.

SYNOPSIS ^

    scrape2rss.pl URL OPTIONS

    scrape2rss.pl
        http://conferences.yapceurope.org/gpw2011/news
        --feed-title "GPW 2011 Atom Feed"
        --title "h3 a"
        --summary "h3+p+p"
        --permalink "h3 a@href"
        --date "h3+p em"
        --date-fmt "%d/%m/%y %H:%M"
        -o gpw2011.de.atom 

DESCRIPTION ^

This program fetches an HTML page and creates an RSS feed from it. The elements that are turned into the RSS feed are specified as CSS or XPath selectors.

If the URL is -, input will be read from STDIN.

OPTIONS ^

--title

Selector for the entry title

--summary

Selector for the entry summary

--permalink

Selector for the entry permalink

--pages

Selector for the pagination links to follow

--date

Selector for the entry publication date

--date-fmt

sprintf format that the entry publication date is in for conversion into a proper Atom timestamp

--outfile

Name of the output file

Default is STDOUT

--debug

Output information in clear text

REPOSITORY ^

The public repository of this module is http://github.com/Corion/App-scrape.

SUPPORT ^

The public support forum of this program is http://perlmonks.org/.

AUTHOR ^

Max Maischein corion@cpan.org

COPYRIGHT (c) ^

Copyright 2011-2011 by Max Maischein corion@cpan.org.

LICENSE ^

This module is released under the same terms as Perl itself.

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