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RSS and Atom in Action: Web 2.0 Building Blocks by Dave Johnson

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Chapter 19. Automatically download podcasts

Build a simple console program that will download podcast files for you and route them to the applications that use them.

In the previous chapter, we developed FileCaster, a simple web application that enables you to distribute files podcast-style, as RSS enclosures. In this chapter, we’ll develop a client for FileCaster called FileCatcher: a simple console program that can be used to subscribe to a podcast newsfeed from FileCaster or any other podcast server.

In chapter 5, our fictional friend Nina was assigned the task of adding podcast client capabilities to the FinModler software so that new datasets could be automatically downloaded. Nina was intimately familiar with the FinModler dataset download ...

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