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Re: Add Auto Refresh facility atleast in seekers of perl wisdom

by gryphon (Abbot)
on Jul 11, 2005 at 15:16 UTC ( #473968=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Add Auto Refresh facility atleast in seekers of perl wisdom

Greetings kprasanna_79,

How about instead of a built-in page refresh, find a good RSS aggregator and subscribe to the Newest Nodes feed. Then you can set in your aggregator exactly how often you want to ping for new nodes along with all the other typical aggregator functions. (If you do this, set your refresh on the node to something odd like 42 minutes or 71 minutes or something.)

For additional PerlMonks RSS feeds, check out this page.

You may also want to consider using these feeds as source data for a Perl script using LWP and XML::Simple. Then you'd have the power to do just about anything you can image with the data. Here at work, we have a Perl script that pings for newest nodes every so often and posts the title and URL in an IRC channel on an internal server to which most of our developers subscribe.

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[james28909]: consolidate the three subs into one
[Lady_Aleena]: Um, what?
[james28909]: check is is data or hash or array and do tasks then return needed data
[Lady_Aleena]: james28909, you might want to look at the other two on my scratchpad.
[james28909]: after you send to a sub, you can check if it is array or ref ect with ref
[james28909]: check if it is a hash or an array ect with ref in one sub.
[james28909]: like all the subs calling get_data get_array get_ect, you could just use get_data. once you send the data to get_data, check if it is a hash or an array ect. and do functions for each, in one sub

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