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pypm install micawber

How to install micawber

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  2. Open Command Prompt
  3. Type pypm install micawber
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version 0.3.0 on Sep 20th, 2013

A small library for extracting rich content from urls

what does it do?

micawber supplies a few methods for retrieving rich metadata about a variety of links, such as links to youtube videos. micawber also provides functions for parsing blocks of text and html and replacing links to videos with rich embedded content.


here is a quick example:

import micawber

# load up rules for some default providers, such as youtube and flickr
providers = micawber.bootstrap_basic()


# returns the following dictionary:
    'author_name': 'pascalbrax',
    'author_url': u'http://www.youtube.com/user/pascalbrax'
    'height': 344,
    'html': u'<iframe width="459" height="344" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/54XHDUOHuzU?fs=1&feature=oembed" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>',
    'provider_name': 'YouTube',
    'provider_url': 'http://www.youtube.com/',
    'title': 'Future Crew - Second Reality demo - HD',
    'type': u'video',
    'thumbnail_height': 360,
    'thumbnail_url': u'http://i2.ytimg.com/vi/54XHDUOHuzU/hqdefault.jpg',
    'thumbnail_width': 480,
    'url': 'http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54XHDUOHuzU',
    'width': 459,
    'version': '1.0',

micawber.parse_text('this is a test:\nhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54XHDUOHuzU', providers)

# returns the following string:
this is a test:
<iframe width="459" height="344" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/54XHDUOHuzU?fs=1&feature=oembed" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

micawber.parse_html('<p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54XHDUOHuzU</p>', providers)

# returns the following html:
<p><iframe width="459" height="344" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/54XHDUOHuzU?fs=1&amp;feature=oembed" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe></p>

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