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Re^2: Send a String to another URL

by virtualweb (Sexton)
on May 12, 2011 at 12:33 UTC ( #904383=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Send a String to another URL
in thread Send a String to another URL

Hello Tospo.. thanx for your suggestions

I taught myself perl through books and tutorials so I have many lagoons and holes in my knowledge... example, I never heard of the CGI.pm 'header' , I dont know how it is used and what the syntax is.

Perhaps you could show me and then I could try.

Thanx again


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Re^3: Send a String to another URL
by tospo (Hermit) on May 12, 2011 at 15:49 UTC
    ah, ok. In that case you should start with the CGI docs here. As you can see, you print the header like this:
    use CGI; my $q = CGI->new; print $q->header(); ### generate and print more stuff for the web page here
    As suggested previously, you can use LWP::Simple to send your stuff and capture the response from the remote server, which might tell you if the message has been sent successfully if that service is well implemented. If you do get a "receipt" then it will probably be in XML format and you will then want to use a module that helps you with parsing the XML, something like XML::Simple (there are many options).

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