A simple laravel package for retrieving data from public VATSIM XML Feeds.
The Vatsim Xmlfeeds package is a useful laravel 5 package for accessing data publically presented via VATSIMs XML feeds.
2.2 (Lumen Supported)
Use Composer to install the VatsimXML and dependencies.
$ composer require vatsim/xml 2.*
Using VatsimXML in Laravel is made easy through the use of Service Providers. Add the service provider to your
'providers' => array( // ... 'Vatsim\Xml\XmlServiceProvider', ),
Followed by the alias:
'aliases' => array( // ... 'VatsimXML' => 'Vatsim\Xml\Facades\Xml', ),
You should not need to modify the default configuration file supplied by the package.
This lightweight package only has one main function: getData
If you don't specify a URL to use, you will be given basic user details.
Other possible data requests are as follows.
VatsimXML::getData(980234, "idstatusint") // Receive basic data, but with numeric ratings rather than verbose. VatsimXML::getData(980234, "idstatusprat") // Receive the previous rating, for ADM, SUP or INS accounts. VatsimXML::getData(980234, "idstatusrat") // Get the number of hours controlled at each rating level.