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Old 12-15-2012, 04:07 AM   #1
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birmingham post update

Correct cover fetched

Spoiler:
Code:
from calibre.web.feeds.news import BasicNewsRecipe
from calibre import browser
import re
import mechanize
from calibre.utils.magick import Image

class AdvancedUserRecipe1306097511(BasicNewsRecipe):
    title          = u'Birmingham post'
    description = 'Author D.Asbury. News for Birmingham UK'
    #timefmt = ''
    __author__ = 'Dave Asbury'
    cover_url = 'http://profile.ak.fbcdn.net/hprofile-ak-snc4/161987_9010212100_2035706408_n.jpg'
    oldest_article = 2
    max_articles_per_feed = 12
    linearize_tables = True
    remove_empty_feeds = True
    remove_javascript     = True
    no_stylesheets = True
    auto_cleanup = True
    language = 'en_GB'

    cover_url = 'http://profile.ak.fbcdn.net/hprofile-ak-snc4/161987_9010212100_2035706408_n.jpg'

    masthead_url        = 'http://www.trinitymirror.com/images/birminghampost-logo.gif'
    def get_cover_url(self):
        soup = self.index_to_soup('http://www.birminghampost.net')
        # look for the block containing the sun button and url
        cov = soup.find(attrs={'height' : re.compile('3'), 'alt' : re.compile('Birmingham Post')})
        print
        print '%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%',cov
        print
        cov2 = str(cov['src'])
       # cov2=cov2[7:]
        print '88888888 ',cov2,' 888888888888'
        
        #cover_url=cov2
        #return cover_url
        br = mechanize.Browser()
        br.set_handle_redirect(False)
        try:
            br.open_novisit(cov2)
            cover_url = cov2
        except:
            cover_url = 'http://profile.ak.fbcdn.net/hprofile-ak-snc4/161987_9010212100_2035706408_n.jpg'
        return cover_url
    
    

    feeds          = [
        #(u'News',u'http://www.birminghampost.net/news/rss.xml'),
        (u'West Mids. News', u'http://www.birminghampost.net/news/west-midlands-news/rss.xml'),
        (u'UK News', u'http://www.birminghampost.net/news/uk-news/rss.xml'),
        (u'Sports',u'http://www.birminghampost.net/midlands-birmingham-sport/rss.xml'),
        (u'Bloggs & Comments',u'http://www.birminghampost.net/comment/rss.xml')

         ]

Last edited by scissors; 12-15-2012 at 04:39 AM.
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