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ListWiki: Scrape and parse Wikipedia page content

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listwiki 1.0GNU General Publi...5.0PHP 5, Web services
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This class can scrape and parse Wikipedia page content.

It can retrieve a given Wikipedia page and parse it to extract different parts of the content.

The class returns the Wikipedia page content topics and sub-topics as an array or a JSON encode string.

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A PHP Class to get the textual contents of a wikipedia page as a Array or JSON.

You can create an object to the class by passing the wikipedia URL as parameter to the constructor. It will support parameterized constructor only.
for instance,
        $obj = new ListWiki("");
there are only two functions you can use.

        $json = $obj->getJSON();    //Gets the content as JSON of the wiki page
        $arr = $obj->getArray();    //Gets the content as PHP Array

* There might be some encoding problems which you have to take care of. I could not fix it properly, any forks will be welcomed.
* The content at the beginning will be with the key as 'Introduction' on the array and JSON returned.
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