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035 | Buddy Fetcher

Development of Buddy Fetcher: Simple RSS fetcher/aggregator (PHP/MySQL). Published as open source - Buddy Fetcher.

Product features:
  • collecting remote items (news, jobs etc) from a number of external sites
  • using standard input RSS-feeds or custom parsing
  • items collector can be run as frequently as needed (through scheduled task)
  • separate functionality for operations with DB (data access layer)
  • filtering items by categories (any number of categories)
  • output RSS-feeds (filtered by categories also)
  • caching logic for input RSS-feeds, web pages and output RSS-feeds
  • mobile version is configured through separate CSS
  • classic MVC (Model/View/Controller) implementation

This product was initially ported from original PHP version using own convertor (written in C# and using ~80 regular expressions).

Working NET version, ported from the same original PHP version with the same convertor (using ~150 regular expressions), can be found as Buddy Fetcher for NET.

Websites powered by Buddy Fetcher:


MagpieRSS: a simple RSS integration tool / Author: Kellan Elliott-McCrea / Version: 0.72 / License: GPL

Snoopy: the PHP net client / Author: Monte Ohrt / Copyright (c): 1999-2014, all rights reserved / Version: 2.0.0 / License: GPLv2

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