Using Tech-Ed OData to download videos

I wanted to watch the Teched 2010 videos, but the problem I had was going to the site manually to download files for offline viewing.  And I was also interested only in Dev sessions which were level 300 / 400. Thanks to OData for teched ,I  could write 3 statements in linqpad and had them all downloaded using wget


.Where (s => (s.Level.StartsWith("400") ||  s.Level.StartsWith("300") ) && s.Code.StartsWith("DEV"))
.Select (s => @"" + s.Code + ".mp4" )
.Run(s => File.AppendAllText(@"C:\temp\download.txt",s + Environment.NewLine));

Util.Cmd(@"wget.exe -b -i c:\Temp\download.txt",true);

Forgot to mention for the Run extension method is from Reactive Extensions

8 thoughts on “Using Tech-Ed OData to download videos

    1. i installed the Reactive Extensions for .NET 4, and added a reference in LinqPad (via Query Options) to System.Reactive.

      Am I missing something? It still can’t find the .Run method.


      // Dave

      1. Actually I just got it.

        This is my first introduction to the Reactive Extensions.

        I was missing System.CoreEx and System.Interactive.

        I’ll have to check this out later. Maybe there is a TechEd session on it.

        Thanks again!

        // Dave

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