The download package

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High-level file download based on URLs

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.

Importing the library:

import Network.Download

Loading a webpage as a ByteString:

doc  <- openURI "http://haskell.org"

Loading from a file:

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

Loading a HTML page as a list of tags:

tags <- openAsTags "http://haskell.org"

Loading a HTML page as XML:

tags <- openAsXML "http://haskell.org"

Loading an RSS or Atom feed:

feed <- openAsFeed "http://haskell.org"

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

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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
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 Don Stewart <dons00@gmail.com>
Category Network
Home page http://code.haskell.org/~dons/code/download
Uploaded Sat Jun 18 14:15:00 UTC 2011 by DonaldStewart
Distributions LTSHaskell:0.3.2.5, NixOS:0.3.2.5, Stackage:0.3.2.5
Downloads 2527 total (43 in the last 30 days)
Rating 2.0 (1 ratings) [clear rating]
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