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Re: (nrd) Hints & Tips on passing HTML?

by newrisedesigns (Curate)
on Feb 28, 2003 at 17:47 UTC ( #239493=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Hints & Tips on passing HTML?

If you are extracting information from pages with a similar format: HTML::TokeParser. Fetching the pages from a different server? Use LWP.

TokeParser easily strips out the text above:

#just to give you an idea about extracting text #not complete or tested while(my $token = $stream->get_token()){ if(($token->[0] eq 'S') && ($token->[1] eq 'td')){ my @tokens; my (@headers, @links); push(@tokens, $stream->get_token()) x 2; if(($tokens[0][0] eq 'S') && ($tokens[0][1] eq 'b')){ push(@headers, $tokens[1][1]); } if(($tokens[0][0] eq 'S') && ($tokens[0][1] eq 'a')){ push(@links, $tokens[0][2]{'href'}); } $stream->unget_token(@tokens); } }

When redisplaying that information, push it into a nice template using HTML::Template. Make it dynamic using CGI and the CGI module.

John J Reiser

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