brainstorming: WIFI module, grabing an RSS feed.

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I have a recent project coming up where I'd like to have a wireless device that connects to a standard Wifi AP that can grab an RSS feed and parse some data out to make available to a micro. Or just grab the data and let the micro parse it, or whatever. The specific feed I have in mind is from wunderground, and ill be looking for the temp: IE. http://www.wunderground.com/auto...

Ive worked with Lantronix modules before and was satisfied with it but that was simply for a serial pass though type application. All the literature Ive seen of the modules (lantronix, netburrner) talk mainly about acting as servers, not clients. That is, they make themselves available for other devices to connect to them to get data rather than going out and fetching data from the net on their own.

Right now I have no idea how I would accomplish this and if its even possible. I'm looking for any feedback or ideas you guys may have and maybe a starting point.

Thanks guys!

You don't gno-me!

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I think the Wiznet Wi-Fi module can be configured as both an AP and a client - maybe worth a bit of investigation.

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1.Hack a wireless router
2.Get something like a Chumby
3.I seem to recall a project in Circuit Cellar that did something similar.

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I posted something at Lantronix forums and a reply said it would be possible using a Matchport module. I would just need to write my own code to make external HTTP requests.

I realize now thats the question I needed to ask. Are there any wifi modules out there that can make external HTTP requests?

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Ah! found a demo app from net burner that does what I'm looking for: http://demo.netburner.com:81/IND...

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