More Ruby libs: I’ve just released the first version of HtmlClipping. HtmlClipping reads an HTML page that has a link pointing to a particular URI. It removes most HTML markup, bolds the link text, and trims the resulting text to a fixed number of characters. I developed it to help me track referers to my website, though I suppose it might have other uses.
require 'htmlclipping' require 'net/http' contents = '' Net::HTTP.start( 'rubyforge.org' ) do |http| response = http.get '/credits/' contents = response.body end clipping = HtmlClipping.new( contents, 'http://www.rubycentral.org/pledge/', 500 ) puts clipping.to_s => "… RubyForge takes time, effort, and money. Many thanks to the folks listed below who are making it possible! <br /> If RubyForge has been helpful to you, and you want to give something back to the Ruby community, please consider supporting <strong>RubyCentral</strong>. Thanks! <br /> InfoEther, Inc purchased the RubyForge hardware and provides system administration support. <br /> Several folks provide file mirrors to help share the bandwidth load: <br /> Evan Webb <br /> Dennis Oelkers <br /> Austin …"