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Old 12-06-2012, 08:52 PM   #1
fleclerc
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metro uk recipe update

Hi,

Metro uk recipe update is broken since yesterday's website upgrade.
Please find below a replacement

from calibre.web.feeds.news import BasicNewsRecipe
from calibre import strftime
import re
import datetime
import time

class AdvancedUserRecipe1306097511(BasicNewsRecipe):
title = u'Metro UK'
description = 'News as provide by The Metro -UK'
#timefmt = ''
__author__ = 'Dave Asbury'
#last update 9/6/12
cover_url = 'http://profile.ak.fbcdn.net/hprofile-ak-snc4/276636_117118184990145_2132092232_n.jpg'
oldest_article = 1
remove_empty_feeds = True
remove_javascript = True
auto_cleanup = True
encoding = 'UTF-8'

language = 'en_GB'
masthead_url = 'http://e-edition.metro.co.uk/images/metro_logo.gif'
keep_only_tags = [

]
remove_tags = []
def parse_index(self):
articles = {}
key = None
ans = []
feeds = [ ('UK', 'http://metro.co.uk/news/uk/'),
('World', 'http://metro.co.uk/news/world/'),
('Weird', 'http://metro.co.uk/news/weird/'),
('Money', 'http://metro.co.uk/news/money/'),
('Sport', 'http://metro.co.uk/sport/'),
('Guilty Pleasures', 'http://metro.co.uk/guilty-pleasures/')
]
for key, feed in feeds:
print key, feed
soup = self.index_to_soup(feed)
articles[key] = []
ans.append(key)

today = datetime.date.today()
today = time.mktime(today.timetuple())-60*60*24

tags = soup.findAll('a')
for a in soup.findAll('a'):
for name, value in a.attrs:
if name == "class" and value=="post":
url = a['href']
title = a['title']
print title
description = ''
m = re.search('^.*uk/([^/]*)/([^/]*)/([^/]*)/', url)
skip = 1
if len(m.groups()) == 3:
g = m.groups()
dt = datetime.datetime.strptime(''+g[0]+'-'+g[1]+'-'+g[2], '%Y-%m-%d')
pubdate = time.strftime('%a, %d %b', dt.timetuple())

dt = time.mktime(dt.timetuple())
if dt >= today:
print pubdate
skip = 0
else:
pubdate = strftime('%a, %d %b')

summary = a.find(True, attrs={'class':'excerpt'})
if summary:
description = self.tag_to_string(summary, use_alt=False)

if skip == 0:
articles[key].append(
dict(title=title, url=url, date=pubdate,
description=description,
content=''))
#ans = self.sort_index_by(ans, {'The Front Page':-1, 'Dining In, Dining Out':1, 'Obituaries':2})
ans = [(key, articles[key]) for key in ans if articles.has_key(key)]
return ans
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