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Parses a delicious.com bookmark file and transforms it into a list of dictionaries.
#!/usr/bin/env python
#coding:utf-8
# Author: --<>
# Purpose:
# Created: 12/29/10
from HTMLParser import HTMLParser # Python 2
# from html.parser import HTMLParser # Python 3
########################################################################
class BookmarkParser(HTMLParser):
"""
Parses a delicious.com bookmark file and transforms it into a list of
dictionaries.
Usage:
b = BookmarkParser()
b.feed(open('delicious-20101223.htm').read())
b.close()
print b.bookmarks
Output:
[{'tags': ['flash', 'actionscript', 'blog'],
'add_date': '1204034881',
'title': 'blog.je2050.de - blog and database of joa ebert',
'private': False,
'note': '',
'href': 'http://blog.je2050.de/'}, ...]
"""
#----------------------------------------------------------------------
def reset(self):
HTMLParser.reset(self)
self.bookmarks = []
self.last_bookmark = {}
#----------------------------------------------------------------------
def handle_starttag(self, tag, attrs):
if tag == 'a':
bookmark = {}
bookmark['title'] = u''
bookmark['note'] = u''
for k, v in attrs:
if k == 'href':
bookmark['href'] = v
elif k == 'add_date':
bookmark['add_date'] = v
elif k == 'private':
bookmark['private'] = "1" in v
elif k == 'tags':
bookmark['tags'] = filter(None, v.split(',')) # get rid of empty strings
self.bookmarks.append(bookmark)
self.last_bookmark = bookmark
#----------------------------------------------------------------------
def handle_data(self, data):
if self.lasttag == 'a' and self.last_bookmark['title'] == '':
self.last_bookmark['title'] = str(data).rstrip()
if self.lasttag == 'dd' and self.last_bookmark['note'] == '':
self.last_bookmark['note'] = str(data).rstrip()
if __name__ == '__main__':
b = BookmarkParser()
b.feed(open('delicious-20101223.htm').read())
b.close()
print b.bookmarks
@jrovegno

I used this script for plotting activity using delicious.
https://github.com/jrovegno/delicious_plot/blob/master/Data%20Analysis.ipynb

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