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Rafael Rocha
Rafael Rocha
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Polling data form XML without user interaction

Hi Guys,

I'm doing an app that time to time need to refresh my model with a third party xml content.

I'm using Nokogiri to parse the XML, but as soon as I need to get the content time to time without the user interaction, where should I call my method auto_update_from_feed ??

    def self.auto_update_from_feed(delay_interval = 1.minutes)
#fake url
        file = open("http://www.sample.com/sample.xml")
        xml = Nokogiri::XML(file)


        loop do
            sleep delay_interval.to_i
            add_entries(xml)
        end
    end

Thanks