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Consuming an RSS feed with PowerShell

Here is a fun little function I created to check the current sales running at woot.com.

function woot {
  $url = 'http://api.woot.com/1/sales/current.rss'
  if ($site -ne "") {
     $url = "http://api.woot.com/1/sales/current.rss/{0}.woot.com" -f $site
  $wc = New-Object System.Net.WebClient
   $xml = $wc.DownloadString($url)
  $woots = $xml.GetElementsByTagName("item") | sort link
  foreach ($woot in $woots) {
    if ($woot.wootoff -eq "true") {$woof="woot!"} else {$woof=""}
    $props = @{
       site=($woot.link -split "\.")[0] -replace "http://","";
       '%sold'=($_.soldoutpercentage) * 100;
    new-object -type PSObject -prop $props
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