Full Bot Build: RSS Feed Reader

  • 27 August 2020
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In this session, we'll walk through creating a bot from start to finish that can read an RSS feed from wired.com, parse the RSS feed using some commands from the XML Package and Loops Package, and create an HTML page from a template in the referenced GitHub link below.

While creating this exact bot build may not be something you have an immediate need for - think about other use cases when your bot may need to parse XML (possibly to read bot settings files, or pass data between bot/sub-task) or create an HTML (building an html based email, creating an html page breaking down the bot run results, or a bot that creates a dashboard based on the logs of other bots).

Packages Used

Step Package, XML Package, Loop Package, Log To File Package, REST Web Services Package, Datetime Package, Step Package

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Keep the momentum going! If you enjoyed building this bot, check out some of the other full bot build tutorials on the Automation Anywhere Dev Portal.

  • Full Bot Build: Shopping List Bot - Build a bot that can download a file, read from the file, and add items on a mock shopping list application.
  • Intelligent Automation Pt I and Intelligent Automation Pt II - Ready to take your bot builds to another level? In these tutorials, users are taken through a real-life use case to solve for - intelligently sorting incoming help desk emails. Don't worry if you have no experience in machine learning, through the use of a helpful tool, its as easy as importing text files and clicking build!

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