Polls specified websites and alerts using system notifications (MIT)
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README.md

website-poller

website-poller polls websites specified at ~/.websitepollerrc (JSON) and alerts using system notifications should some website fail to respond properly.

Define your ~/.websitepollerrc like this:

{
    "user-agent": "Koodilehto Website Poller",
    "websites": [
        "http://www.github.com",
        "http://www.google.com"
    ]
}

Installation

Linux

Change the paths at ./install.sh and run it, or add the crontab entry yourself: @hourly DISPLAY=:0.0 /path/to/websitepoller > /dev/null

Make sure you have python-notify2 installed in order for the notications to work.

OS X

Make sure you have Growl and growlnotify installed. Otherwise Linux instructions apply.

Windows

No official support at the moment. Feel free to contribute.

License

MIT. See LICENSE for more information.