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Re^3: fetching and storing data from web.

by GrandFather (Sage)
on Jan 27, 2012 at 08:15 UTC ( #950279=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: fetching and storing data from web.
in thread fetching and storing data from web.

LWP::Simple does essentially the same job as wget but gets the data straight into Perl.

DBI does database stuff, but needs a driver to work with so you need to pick the DBD module to match the database you are using. Use DBD::mysql for mysql, but if you have a choice I'd start with SQLite (DBD::SQLite) because it is stand alone and requires no set up. MySQL can be hard to get going on some systems.

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