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I look for a tool to automate a daily printout with an agenda, weather forecast, stats from various web sources (e.g. analytics, adwords, etc.). Seems there is no such tool, so I started to think how to make one. My idea is to make a python script that will create a TeX file I can then export to PDF and send to my printer ... any good starting point (e.g. packages, tutorials for one pager kind of documents) you can advise? Thanks in advance!

PS. My idea is to have this automatically printed on my wireless printer every morning so I can have it ready for my breakfast :)

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I look to print a page without starting my PC (I have a fanless linux server that is on all the time, and printer is on as well). Not sure how morning-coffee will help. –  Piotr Sep 21 '12 at 9:08
    
Sorry I've misread wireless as virtual. Time for a coffee break probably. But I still can't see the TeX question here. If it fits the page it's one page do you look for this data harvesting possibly in TeX or the typesetting? If the latter, please provide a sample file and a MWE then we can make a page layout here together. –  percusse Sep 21 '12 at 9:24
    
I look for good examples of typeseting a single page document - harvesting will be via some script language (perl? python?). I have no sample file yet. Any packages / sample designs I could look at? –  Piotr Sep 21 '12 at 9:40
    
What you are looking for the The bashful package. The documentation gives an example of producing a document with weather information. –  Peter Grill Sep 21 '12 at 10:16
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flowfram package might be useful here or any other package for creating posters maybe. –  mythealias Sep 21 '12 at 13:22
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