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038 | Buddy Fetcher for Java

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

Product features:
  • collecting remote items (news, jobs etc) from a number of external websites
  • using standard input RSS-feeds or custom parsing
  • items fetcher 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)
  • generate 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 (own development)
  • simple REST API for extracting collected data
  • own testing framework (universal for PHP, .NET [Core] and Java versions)

This product was ported from original PHP version using own convertor. The convertor is written in C# and using ~150 regular expressions. Most of functionality (~90%) is auto-ported, the remaining is manually implemented.

Websites powered by Buddy Fetcher:
Other Open Source versions of Buddy Fetcher (on GitHub):


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