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Download TechEd North America videos with video code prepended to file name
[Environment]::CurrentDirectory=(Get-Location -PSProvider FileSystem).ProviderPath
$rss = (new-object net.webclient)
#Set the username for windows auth proxy
#$rss.proxy.credentials=[system.net.credentialcache]::defaultnetworkcredentials
$a = ([xml]$rss.downloadstring("http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/NorthAmerica/2013/RSS/mp4high"))
$a.rss.channel.item | foreach{
$code = $_.comments.split("/") | select -last 1
$url = New-Object System.Uri($_.enclosure.url)
$file = $code + "-" + $_.creator + "-" + $_.title.Replace(":", "-").Replace("?", "").Replace("/", "-").Replace("<", "") + ".mp4"
if (!(test-path $file))
{
$file
$wc = (New-Object System.Net.WebClient)
#Set the username for windows auth proxy
#$wc.proxy.credentials=[system.net.credentialcache]::defaultnetworkcredentials
$wc.DownloadFile($url, $file)
}
}
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commented Mar 20, 2014

Forked and added some logic to retry the downloads if the transfer got cut off for some reason. https://gist.github.com/ciphertxt/9656900

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