[thelist] (CFMX) Scheduling, Polling, Storing RSS/XML Feeds

michael ensor edc at wnc.quik.co.nz
Mon Jan 24 21:35:09 CST 2005

Perl solution: try O'Reilly scripts 'Learning Perl' they have an example script for utilising The
Guardian newsfeed

php methodology ( which does exactly what you describe ): a quick google for php + rss will throw up
a number of solutions, should give you a handle on the best approach....
I am using a php solution from www.richardjameskendall.com  without the database...

----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Mandel"
Sent: Tuesday, January 25, 2005 4:09 PM
Subject: Re: [thelist] (CFMX) Scheduling, Polling, Storing RSS/XML Feeds

: I'm sure that something like that EXISTS... but as to whether it's
: publically available..
: On Mon, 24 Jan 2005 20:12:54 -0600, Russ

: >I'd like to be able to utilize CFSchedule, if possible, to
: > run a query against an RSS feed, grab the data and save it to my
: > database; if it times out, fails, etc. then no change to the db--seems
: > harmless, I hope.  Then, when a user hits the pages, the site will pull
: > the RSS feed from the database, thus, in a perfect world, not breaking
: > due to a dependence on someone else (and more likely breaking because of
: > some faulty development on my part).

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