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feedparser - Parse Atom and RSS feeds in Python.

Copyright 2010-2021 Kurt McKee <contactme@kurtmckee.org>
Copyright 2002-2008 Mark Pilgrim

feedparser is open source. See the LICENSE file for more information.

Installation

feedparser can be installed by running pip:

$ pip install feedparser

Documentation

The feedparser documentation is available on the web at:

https://feedparser.readthedocs.io/en/latest/

It is also included in its source format, ReST, in the docs/ directory. To build the documentation you'll need the Sphinx package, which is available at:

https://www.sphinx-doc.org/

You can then build HTML pages using a command similar to:

$ sphinx-build -b html docs/ fpdocs

This will produce HTML documentation in the fpdocs/ directory.

Testing

Feedparser has an extensive test suite, powered by tox. To run it, type this:

$ python -m venv venv
$ source venv/bin/activate  # or "venv\bin\activate.ps1" on Windows
(venv) $ python -m pip install --upgrade pip
(venv) $ python -m pip install poetry
(venv) $ poetry update
(venv) $ tox

This will spawn an HTTP server that will listen on port 8097. The tests will fail if that port is in use.