The download package

[Tags:bsd3, library, test]

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.

Properties

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
Dependencies base (>=3 && <5), bytestring, feed, tagsoup (==0.8.*), xml [details]
License BSD3
Copyright (c) 2008, Don Stewart <dons@galois.com>
Author Don Stewart
Maintainer Don Stewart <dons@galois.com>
Stability Unknown
Category Network
Home page http://code.haskell.org/~dons/code/download
Uploaded Tue Jan 25 21:28:51 UTC 2011 by MagnusTherning
Distributions LTSHaskell:0.3.2.4, NixOS:0.3.2.4, Stackage:0.3.2.4, Tumbleweed:0.3.2.4
Downloads 1808 total (21 in the last 30 days)
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Status Docs not available [build log]
All reported builds failed as of 2015-11-17 [all 4 reports]

Modules

  • Network
    • Network.Download

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small_baseBuild with new smaller base libraryEnabledAutomatic

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