The download package

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High-level file download based on URLs


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Versions 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.3.1, 0.3.1.1, 0.3.2, 0.3.2.1, 0.3.2.2, 0.3.2.3, 0.3.2.4, 0.3.2.5, 0.3.2.6
Change log ChangeLog.md
Dependencies base (>=3 && <5), bytestring, feed, tagsoup (>=0.8), xml [details]
License BSD3
Copyright (c) 2008-2011, Don Stewart <dons00@gmail.com>
Author Don Stewart
Maintainer Sibi Prabakaran <sibi@psibi.in>
Category Network
Home page https://github.com/psibi/download
Bug tracker https://github.com/psibi/download/issues
Source repository head: git clone https://github.com/psibi/download
Uploaded Wed Nov 15 18:57:23 UTC 2017 by psibi
Distributions LTSHaskell:0.3.2.6, NixOS:0.3.2.6, Stackage:0.3.2.6
Downloads 2813 total (145 in the last 30 days)
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Download web content as strict bytestring, strings, HTML tags, XML, RSS or Atom feeds or JSON, via HTTP, FTP or file protocols, using a URL interface.

Using the library:

Importing the library:

import Network.Download

Loading a webpage as a ByteString:

doc  <- openURI "http://google.com"

Loading from a file:

doc  <- openURI "file:///tmp/A.hs"

Loading a HTML page as a list of tags:

tags <- openAsTags "http://google.com"

Loading a HTML page as XML:

tags <- openAsXML "http://google.com"

Loading an RSS or Atom feed:

feed <- openAsFeed "http://google.com"

These data types can the be processed further with the XML, Feed and TagSoup libraries.