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#!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use LWP::Simple; use CGI; my $cgi = CGI->new(); print $cgi->header; print $cgi->start_form(-method=>"GET"),"What is your nick? ",$cgi->tex +tfield('me'),$cgi->br; print "Who do you want to be?",$cgi->textfield('wannabe'),$cgi->br,$cg +i->submit(-value=>"Click"),$cgi->end_form; print $cgi->hr; my $me = $cgi->param("me"); my $wannabe = $cgi->param("wannabe"); if ($me && $wannabe) { my $xp = getxp($wannabe)-getxp($me); print $xp," XPs til $wannabe" if $xp > 0; print "You passed $wannabe by ",-$xp if $xp < 0; print "You are on same xp as $wannabe" if $xp == 0; } sub getxp { my $user = shift; my $page = get("http://www.perlmonks.org/index.pl?node=$user"); my ($xp) = $page =~ /<TR><TD>Experience:<\/TD><TD> <B>(\-?\d+)<\/B><\/ +TD><\/TR>/; return $xp; }
Oki, this may not be très cool but it can be handy. Demo is here. Check how many XPs til I reach level Vroom.
update: fixed stuff according to jcwren

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