As we saw in part one of this video series, Python makes it easy to create GTK apps. Well, it turns out that Python also makes it easy to read XML from the web, which means we can make something like an RSS reader in no time at all. In this video tutorial you'll learn how to work with XML, using RSS as an example, while also learning how GTK handles data in multi-line text fields and combo boxes.
This tutorial is dedicated to Evan, who donated at least $50 to support free software - if you want to see more video tutorials like this one, all you have to do is donate to support the Libre Graphics Meeting. Easy!
Important: If you missed part one of this tutorial series, you should watch that first because it covers many fundamental coding techniques that we'll be re-using here: Part One: Python + PyGTK + WebKit in 20 minutes
(NB: you may also enjoy our Python + Clutter RSS reader tutorial, which uses the excellent Feedparser Python module (not installed as standard in Ubuntu, sadly) to read RSS feeds.)
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