Nokogiri 1.2.1 Released


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nokogiri version 1.2.1 has been released!

Nokogiri (鋸) is an HTML, XML, SAX, and Reader parser.

Changes:

1.2.1 / 2008-02-23

  • Bugfixes

    • Fixed a CSS selector space bug
    • Fixed Ruby 1.9 String Encoding (Thanks 角谷さん!)

FEATURES:

  • XPath support for document searching
  • CSS3 selector support for document searching
  • XML/HTML builder
  • Drop in replacement for Hpricot (though not bug for bug)

Nokogiri parses and searches XML/HTML very quickly, and also has
correctly implemented CSS3 selector support as well as XPath support.

Here is a speed test:

Nokogiri also features an Hpricot compatibility layer to help ease the
change
to using correct CSS and XPath.

SUPPORT:

The Nokogiri mailing list is available here:

The bug tracker is available here:

SYNOPSIS:

require ‘nokogiri’
require ‘open-uri’

doc =
Nokogiri::HTML(open(‘http://www.google.com/search?q=tenderlove’))

Search for nodes by css

doc.css(‘h3.r a.l’).each do |link|
puts link.content
end

Search for nodes by xpath

doc.xpath(’//h3/a[@class=“l”]’).each do |link|
puts link.content
end

Or mix and match.

doc.search(‘h3.r a.l’, ‘//h3/a[@class=“l”]’).each do |link|
puts link.content
end

REQUIREMENTS:

  • ruby 1.8 or 1.9
  • libxml
  • libxslt

INSTALL: