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J. David Blackstone has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering and nine years of experience at a wireless telecommunications company, where he learned Perl and never looked back. J. David has an advantage in that he works really hard, he has a passion for writing good software, and he knows many of the world's best Perl programmers.

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Friday November 22, 2002
10:47 AM

all recent modules

[ #9090 ]

This prints out a list of recent modules, with no duplicates.

#!/usr/local/bin/perl5.8.0 -- # -*- perl -*-

use warnings;
use strict;

use LWP::Simple;
use HTML::TreeBuilder;

my $date = shift;  # yyyymmdd
my $url = "";
$url .= "?d=$date" if $date;

my $recent_html = get($url);

my $recent = HTML::TreeBuilder->new_from_content($recent_html);

my $links = $recent->extract_links;

my %modules;
foreach my $link (@$links)
    my $linkval = $link->[0];
    next unless $linkval =~ m{^/author/.};
    $linkval =~ m|/([^/]*)/$|;
    my $dist = $1;
    my @dist = split "-", $dist;
    pop @dist while @dist and $dist[-1] =~ m/^[.\d_]*$/;
    warn unless @dist;
    my $module = join "::", @dist;
    next if $modules{$module};
    print "$module\n";
    $modules{$module} = 1;

Update 10:20 A.M., CST: Underscores are allowed in version numbers.

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