curl -s "http://services.digg.com/stories?link=$NEWSURL&appkey=http://www.whatever.com&type=json" | python -m simplejson.tool | grep diggs

Get number of diggs for a news URL


0
By: jyro
2009-08-24 08:49:20

These Might Interest You

  • This creates a permanent stock ticker in the terminal. it has scrolling action and refreshes when each cycle is done to get the latest news.


    7
    while true;do n="$(curl -s http://news.yahoo.com/rss/|sed 's/</\n/g'|grep "title>"|sed -e '/^\// d' -e 's/title>/---------- /g' -e '1,3d'|tr '\n' ' ')";for i in $(eval echo {0..${#n}});do echo -ne "\e[s\e[0;0H${n:$i:$COLUMNS}\e[u";sleep .15;done;done &
    SQUIIDUX · 2012-11-17 23:56:17 4
  • Access a random news web page on the internet. The Links browser can of course be replaced by Firefox or any modern graphical web browser.


    2
    links $( a=( $( lynx -dump -listonly "http://news.google.com" | grep -Eo "(http|https)://[a-zA-Z0-9./?=_-]*" | grep -v "google.com" | sort | uniq ) ) ; amax=${#a[@]} ; n=$(( `date '+%s'` % $amax )) ; echo ${a[n]} )
    pascalv · 2016-07-26 11:52:12 3
  • sort -R randomize the list. head -n1 takes the first.


    1
    links `lynx -dump -listonly "http://news.google.com" | grep -Eo "(http|https)://[a-zA-Z0-9./?=_-]*" | grep -v "google.com" | sort -R | uniq | head -n1`
    mogoh · 2016-07-26 12:54:53 1
  • pi 66 This prints out the first 66 digits of pi. number This takes any number (no more than 66 digits long) from stdin (or on the command line), and tells you how to say it. E.g number 365 outputs "three hundred sixty-five"


    0
    pi 66 | number
    goodevilgenius · 2009-05-03 22:10:58 2
  • Send an e-mail to SMS reminder in 15 minutes from now, to call my wife. See list of carriers bellow Carrier Email to SMS Gateway Alltel [10-digit phone number]@message.alltel.com AT&T (formerly Cingular) [10-digit phone number]@txt.att.net [10-digit phone number]@mms.att.net (MMS) [10-digit phone number]@cingularme.com Boost Mobile [10-digit phone number]@myboostmobile.com Nextel (now Sprint Nextel) [10-digit telephone number]@messaging.nextel.com Sprint PCS (now Sprint Nextel) [10-digit phone number]@messaging.sprintpcs.com [10-digit phone number]@pm.sprint.com (MMS) T-Mobile [10-digit phone number]@tmomail.net US Cellular [10-digit phone number]email.uscc.net (SMS) [10-digit phone number]@mms.uscc.net (MMS) Verizon [10-digit phone number]@vtext.com [10-digit phone number]@vzwpix.com (MMS) Virgin Mobile USA [10-digit phone number]@vmobl.com Show Sample Output


    3
    echo 'mail -s "Call your wife" 13125551234@tmomail.net' |at now+15min
    raulyca · 2011-07-20 18:53:01 1
  • calculate if "$1" is a number ... decimals included :)


    0
    (($1 > 0)) && echo "var is a number"
    khayyam · 2013-03-22 01:15:00 0

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

You must be signed in to comment.

What's this?

commandlinefu.com is the place to record those command-line gems that you return to again and again. That way others can gain from your CLI wisdom and you from theirs too. All commands can be commented on, discussed and voted up or down.

Share Your Commands



Stay in the loop…

Follow the Tweets.

Every new command is wrapped in a tweet and posted to Twitter. Following the stream is a great way of staying abreast of the latest commands. For the more discerning, there are Twitter accounts for commands that get a minimum of 3 and 10 votes - that way only the great commands get tweeted.

» http://twitter.com/commandlinefu
» http://twitter.com/commandlinefu3
» http://twitter.com/commandlinefu10

Subscribe to the feeds.

Use your favourite RSS aggregator to stay in touch with the latest commands. There are feeds mirroring the 3 Twitter streams as well as for virtually every other subset (users, tags, functions,…):

Subscribe to the feed for: