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Re: Using Mathematica to Grab RSS Feeds

Hi Sjoerd,

Thank you for your tips!  This is exactly the type of thing that I need 
to get me going.  I figured Import was the thing to use, but I'm still 
a bit green on specifying patterns for Cases.  Your example here will 
give me a good start.

Thanks again,

Gregory Lypny

On Tue, Feb 8, 2011, at 7:56 AM, Sjoerd C. de Vries wrote:

> Never done this, but Import may be your tool of  choice:
> xmlIn = Import["";,
> "XML" ]
> get descriptions:
> Cases[xmlIn,
> XMLElement["description", {}, {desc___}] -> desc, Infinity]
> get links:
> Cases[xmlIn, XMLElement["link", {}, {desc___}] -> desc, Infinity]
> etc.
> Cheers -- Sjoerd
> On Feb 8, 11:03 am, Gregory Lypny < at> wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> Wondering if anyone has used Mathematica to grab RSS feeds and curate them in some sort of a database for later analysis.  Any tips on how this might be done?
>> Regards,
>> Gregory Lypny

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