This tiny script is a scraper for http://news.ycombinator.com. It shows just how little Ruby is required to run a powerful web filter.
What it be doin':
- Fetches the YCombinator news page
- HPricot's it into pieces
- Builds an RSS feed
linksto parse the destination article page and include the main text inline
- Runs as a stand-alone server thanks to Rack and Mongrel