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A rails plugin which gathers local news/tweets like a spider and make it available for you to query thru your existing model (Based on outside.in api)
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LocalNewsRadar

LocalNewsRadar can periodically scan news for your local area like a spider and store it in your database so that you can use your existing model (which has lat,lng attributes) and retrieve news around its location.

You can look at sample app

What's so special here?

  • Its one interface to many local news api
  • It has automatic scheduling of its scanning of news update which doesnt interfere in your async code.
  • What more do you need?

Dependency:

  • gem : rufus-scheduler (2.0.1)
  • rails version: 2.3.2+

Copyright (c) 2009 Abhishek Parolkar, released under the MIT license

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