Hello World!

I’m hopping on the bandwagon and getting myself a blog. Don’t expect too much, though. I tend not to update these things…

I intend to have this blog cover code, projects I’m working on, or something related and interesting. However, I will probably post some random stuff, too. I have a couple bad jokes in my head. Keep on the lookout for them. 😀

So, first up, I created a little thing that takes in an xml sitemap, gets all the urls in that sitemap, and checks if they’re valid with W3C. You can take a peek here: michael.lavaveshkul.com/projects/validation/validator.php
I made it synchronously check one url at a time so that I and W3C don’t get flooded with http requests all at once.

It grabs the urls from the loc tags (from the url tags) and puts them in the table. If you don’t have javascript turned on, it will determine the validity of each page then (and may take a while to load). If you don’t, then it turns “Is Valid” text in the upper-right corner into a link and automatically clicks when the page loads.

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