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Re: Send JSON data to Perl scalar

by Corion (Pope)
on Dec 21, 2012 at 15:24 UTC ( #1009923=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Send JSON data to Perl scalar

I would look at the HTTP requests that this page makes and replicate them using LWP::Simple and JSON::Any.

An alternative approach would be to use a module or program that understands Javascript and acts like a browser, for example WWW::Scripter or WWW::Mechanize::Firefox, and then read the information out of the resulting page.

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Re^2: Send JSON data to Perl scalar
by perl.j (Pilgrim) on Dec 21, 2012 at 15:28 UTC

    What if I don't print it to a webpage yet. Is there any way that I can just send the data directly to a Perl script?

    --perl.j

      Neither LWP::Simple nor JSON::Any "print to a web page", so I'm not sure why you think that "printing to a web page" comes into play with the approaches I suggested. Maybe you want to read the documentation of JSON::Any or JSON::XS?

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