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Perlmonks TagCloud

by artist (Parson)
on Jul 04, 2005 at 06:15 UTC ( #472141=monkdiscuss: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

I created Perlmonks TagCloud (100 items) with RSS You can change the last number in the link to a reasonable value under 200. You may decide the value of contents.

Update: I have created Tagcloud for Perlmonks using service. You can read the complete details here. There is also a cpan module for creating tagclouds HTML::TagCloud: Tag clouds serve as a textual way to visualize terms and topics that are used most frequently. The tags are sorted alphabetically and a larger font is used to indicate more frequent term usage.


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Re: Perlmonks TagCloud
by merlyn (Sage) on Jul 04, 2005 at 07:22 UTC


      Essentially, TagCloud searches any number of RSS feeds you specify, extracts keywords from the content and lists them according to prevalence within the RSS feeds. Clicking on the tag’s link will display a list of all the article abstracts associated with that keyword.

Re: Perlmonks TagCloud
by ysth (Canon) on Jul 04, 2005 at 22:03 UTC
    Looks like they need a little adjustment; singular and plural tags count separately (e.g. socket and sockets both show), and the "re 4" tag (from Re^4:) was kind of funny. To be really useful, something like this is going to have to look at a lot more than 100 nodes.

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erix .oO( apparently but does not GotToBFast )
[Discipulus]: now i must come back to my house/hoven monks: dont do interesting discussion in my absence!
[erix]: or apparently, now it does :)
[GotToBTru]: heh
erix prods ambrus to (re-)start cbstream...
[GotToBTru]: I've got a program with an if ... or ... statement with 80 clauses
[stevieb]: 80 clauses? dispatch table?
[GotToBTru]: no, lookup
[stevieb]: no, I mean have you considered using a dispatch table. an 80 condition if/else is huge :)
[GotToBTru]: that is how this should have been done, no question

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