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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Congratulations, Sean! I put in my order and I'll write up a review as soon as I read it.

    -sam

  • Sean,

    I look forward to reading your book as I've only ever used LWP in the shallowest way, and found it hard to find any material to let me cross over to "full-blown" use, but I was wondering if you could answer an LWP question for me (cheeky I know, but you can always say no).

    A few years back I wrote HttpSniffer.pl [schmerg.com] as an HTTP tunnel, or monitor (cf xmon) as I think of it - this was for debugging cookies and similar headers for scripted pages, but has proved quite popular for other people. At the time, LW
  • O'Reilly has a "Web Client Programming With Perl" book out there; you can even read it online for free. That's where I've pointed people in the past when they wanted to do something LWP was suited for.

    I'll be glad to have a new book on the subject! I haven't done much with LWP myself, but I know it's there and have all sorts of ideas for it.

    --
    J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers