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Urss Build Status Dependency Status

URSS or Ultra RSS is another ruby library to parse Feed RSS that has been created because there was no existing one that support multiple media:content or media:thumbnail.

Installation

Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'urss'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install urss

Usage

Simple RSS

rss = Urss.at("http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/feeds/news.rss")
rss.title
#=> "Ruby News"
rss.url
#=> "http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/feeds/news.rss/"
rss.description
#=> "The latest news from Ruby-Lang.org."
rss.updated_at
#=> ""
rss.entries.size
#=> 10
rss.entries.first.title
#=> "Ruby 1.9.3-p194 is released"
rss.entries.first.created_at
#=> "Fri, 20 Apr 2012 03:19:04 GMT"
rss.entries.first.url
#=> "http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2012/04/20/ruby-1-9-3-p194-is-released/"
rss.entries.first.content.truncate(200)
#=> "<p>Ruby 1.9.2-p320 is released.</p><p>This release include Security Fix for RubyGems: SSL server verification failure for remote repository.\nAnd many bugs are fixed in this release.</p> <h2><a name..."

RSS With medias

rss = Urss.at("http://api.flickr.com/services/feeds/photos_public.gne?id=90313708@N00&lang=en-us&format=rss_200")
rss.title
#=> "Uploads from CoolbieRe"
rss.updated_at
#=> "Mon, 23 Apr 2012 09:48:57 -0700"
rss.entries.first.title
#=> "vertical panorama"
rss.entries.first.medias.size
#=> 1
rss.entries.first.medias.first.title
#=> "vertical panorama"
rss.entries.first.medias.first.thumbnail_url
#=> http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8159/6960539484_56665aba46_s.jpg
rss.entries.first.medias.first.content_url
#=> http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8159/6960539484_56665aba46_b.jpg

Atom With medias

rss = Urss.at("http://api.flickr.com/services/feeds/photos_public.gne?id=90313708@N00&lang=en-us&format=atom")
rss.title
#=> "Uploads from CoolbieRe"
rss.updated_at
#=> "2012-04-23T16:48:57Z"
rss.entries.first.title
#=> "vertical panorama"
rss.entries.first.medias.size
#=> 1
rss.entries.first.medias.first.title
#=> nil
rss.entries.first.medias.first.thumbnail_url
#=> nil
rss.entries.first.medias.first.content_url
#=> http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8159/6960539484_56665aba46_b.jpg

Reporting not working Feed

If you encounter a Feed (RSS or Atom) where an attribute is not well parsed: Open an issue with a dump of the feed.

You can use curl to do this and post the output (Use gists if it is very long).

Contributing

  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Added some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request
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