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FeedValidator

FeedValidator is an interface to the W3C Feed Validation online service, based on its SOAP 1.2 support.

It helps to find errors in RSS or ATOM feeds.

FeedValidator add a new assertion (assert_valid_feed) which you can use in Rails applications. This assertion implements a cache to improve the performance of the tests and to not abuse of the W3C Feed Validation online service

Examples

  • For use FeedValidator just do this:
      require 'feed_validator'
    
      v = W3C::FeedValidator.new()
      v.validate_url('http://www.w3.org/QA/news.rss')
      puts v.to_s unless v.valid?
    
  • In Rails you can use it in your functional tests, just modify your /test/test_helper.rb adding this line:
      require 'feed_validator/assertions'
    

    And now you can use in your functional test, in this way:

      def test_bar_valid_feed
        get :bar
        assert_valid_feed
      end
    

    Or use the class-level method to quickly create validation tests for a bunch of actions at once:

      assert_valid_feed :bar, :foo
    

Download

The latest version of FeedValidator can be found at

Documentation can be found at

Installation

You can install FeedValidator as a gem:

  gem install feedvalidator

Or you can install it from the tarball or zip packages on the download page and then extract it to your lib directory as you would with any other Ruby library.

License

FeedValidator is released under the MIT license.

Support

You can find the Feed Validator RubyForge page at rubyforge.org/projects/feedvalidator.

Feel free to submit commits or feature requests.

For other information, feel free to contact edgar@lacaraoscura.com.

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