Posts tagged ‘EPG’

I always wanted to know how to filter pieces of information from all the HTML-bloat surrounding it. As a proof of concept, I wrote a Perl program that parses the Skynet Electronic Program Guide and turns it into an XMLTV-file. XMLTV is a file-format used by programs like MythTV to present the on-screen program-guide and to schedule recordings.

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