The year after I graduated from college, I decided to start jogging. I was living in Waltham, MA at the time, and still working at the school I’d just left; I had two degrees (English Lit, Theater), but not much in the way of job prospects, apart from the moderate library experience I’d built up…
A website which pulls news stories from NPR’s RSS feed, scrapes the information, and redisplays it. At the end of the week, the week’s stories are aggregated and made available for download as a PDF. The site was created with PHP, HTML, CSS, and Python scripts. I created this project with a partner; my role included writing the code to create the newsletters and make them available for download, utilizing Beautiful Soup and ReportLab. You can view the live site here.