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Requesting a URL with Python

16 April, 2017 - 403 words
After a year at the bottom of my drawer, I have busted out my Pimoroni Flotilla. It has a Python API and so I figured this was as good a time as any to use Python3 for the first time in many years. Part of the kit is

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Storing feedparser objects in couchdb

31 March, 2009 - 85 words
sudo apt-get install python-feedparser easy_install jsonpickle sudo apt-get install couchdb easy_install couchdb sudo couchdb Open a new terminal python import feedparser, jsonpickle from couchdb import Server s = Server('') len(s) db = s.create('feeds') len(s) doc = feedparser....

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28 March, 2009 - 393 words
venus-ng is a fork of Venus which uses Newsgator to provide both the reading list and the feeds. This means that venus-ng will, at a particular point in time, give you an accurate representation of your currently unread Newsgator feed entries. Here is...

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NewsGator + Venus?

09 March, 2009 - 325 words
I recently broke the graphics drivers on my Windows Vista installation, so re-partitioned and now run Ubuntu full-time at home. On Windows I use FeedDemon as my full-time aggregator. It has a degree of speed and polish unmatched by any other web or desktop aggregator. This means that all my feeds are automat...

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17 March, 2008 - 220 words
bzr get wxVenus is, at the moment, a desktop tool for browsing the cache that a local Venus installation creates when it runs. It is written in wxPython and is dependent on lxml.

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Parsing Atom with libxml2

26 November, 2007 - 203 words
Whilst trying to parse some Atom (my Blogger backup) with libxml2 I appear to have run into the same problem that Aristotle hit two years ago in XPath vs the default namespace: easy things should be easy, to wit: The story is that you can’t match on the default namespace in XPath.

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