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- Nicezia - 2010-01-08 22:54
- Vincent81 - 2010-02-08 14:46
Would it be possible to use ScraperXML with command line or DLL in my program (XBNE : is not developed in C) ?
And How to..
- Nicezia - 2010-02-09 00:11
i could throw together a comandline inteface for it easily, that returns an xml formatted string.
however the end user would still need .Net 3.5 or (mono 2.0 or greater for linux) to use it.
I've been using your project for quite a while to update my library myself, and been wondering about whether you'd be interested in using ScraperXML.
I'd be happy to work along side you to get it working together with your program.
if you PM me we can discuss a way to make it work smoothly through DLL...
- tehashix - 2010-04-23 23:31
First I would like to thank you a lot for the great work you did with ScraperXML. It's an amazing library
I'm trying to use your library in my little software "Dune Explorer" (HDI Dune player customization tool). I started with the sources on Sourceforge to correct a little issue depending on localization :
- When you convert values with the ToDouble function, it depends on windows regional settings and sometimes the dot (".") is not the decimal separator, so you got an error. Here is an example of the correction I've applied on MediaTag.cs (I set a NumberFormatInfo to force the dot (".") as decimal separator)
It works great with Movies but I've got some questions about how the TV Shows work. For TV Shows I use the same functions as for Movies :
The GetDetails function returns a TVShowTag which is almost empty, there is only an EpisodeGuide available in the object, nothing else, no actors, no directors, no Episodes, no Fanart, no Thumbnail, etc...
So, my first question, how can I get theses informations in a TVShowTag object ? (I'm a little confused with TV Shows :sad
My second question is about ScraperSettings, I would like to allow the user to configure scraper settings once (and not every time the application is launched). So, is there a way to save the ScrapperSettings and load them on an application startup ?
Again, thank you a lot for your work.
need help on commandline - patmtp35 - 2010-05-10 21:07
just discover your scraper commandline, it works great on imdb.com, but as i m french i would have to use it with ciné-passion, but i can't have it to works please could you help me ?
- tehashix - 2010-05-11 13:09
Ciné-passion uses an API key now for applications. the XBMC scraper doesn't use this API key for the moment. So, I re-wrote the ciné-passion XBMC scraper (for ScraperXML), you can find it here : http://passion-xbmc.org/scraper-cine-passion-support-francais/%28xbmc%29-scraper-cine-passion-avec-cle-api/
You just need to request an API key, replace %API_KEY% (in the scraper xml code) by your API key, and the scraper should work with ciné-passion database ;-)
- spiff - 2010-06-23 16:41
new feature added. returned xml can now hold shit in the format
- olympia - 2010-06-23 16:50
Fixchars is also worth to mention
Documentation for ScraperXML? - WannaTheater - 2010-08-12 02:24
Hi, I currently have 1000+ movies that I would like to generate NFOs for.
These are all in a database, end each movie contains its IMDB URL. I would like to use ScraperXML to accomplish this. I have experimented with ScraperXML_commandline, which works great for single movies. But with ScraperXML_commandline I need to perform the following:
1) First do a search to build the "Results" file
2) Then do a "details" to get the details. This details file I can use as NFO.
Here are my issues:
1) I don't need to do a search, as I know the movie URL (but I will if I have to)
2) I would like to call these from WITHIN some code (vs. command line) so I can loop through all movies, move generated nfos to where they belong, etc.
I have downloaded the ScraperXML .dll (TechNuts.dll?), but cannot find ANY documentation on how to use this library.
Can anyone provide assistance, or links to documentation?
- WannaTheater - 2010-08-12 12:05
In doing some more experimenting, what I really need is the ScraperXML_Commandline source to use as an example.... is this available?