Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Keep It Simple, Stupid

Comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
#!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use LWP::Simple; use CGI; my $cgi = CGI->new(); print $cgi->header; print $cgi->start_form(-method=>"GET"),"What is your nick? ",$cgi->tex +tfield('me'),$cgi->br; print "Who do you want to be?",$cgi->textfield('wannabe'),$cgi->br,$cg +i->submit(-value=>"Click"),$cgi->end_form; print $cgi->hr; my $me = $cgi->param("me"); my $wannabe = $cgi->param("wannabe"); if ($me && $wannabe) { my $xp = getxp($wannabe)-getxp($me); print $xp," XPs til $wannabe" if $xp > 0; print "You passed $wannabe by ",-$xp if $xp < 0; print "You are on same xp as $wannabe" if $xp == 0; } sub getxp { my $user = shift; my $page = get("$user"); my ($xp) = $page =~ /<TR><TD>Experience:<\/TD><TD> <B>(\-?\d+)<\/B><\/ +TD><\/TR>/; return $xp; }
Oki, this may not be très cool but it can be handy. Demo is here. Check how many XPs til I reach level Vroom.
update: fixed stuff according to jcwren

... Quidquid perl dictum sit, altum viditur.

In reply to How much XP until you pass your favorite monk by Beatnik

Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":

  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Titles consisting of a single word are discouraged, and in most cases are disallowed outright.
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    and all is quiet...

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others cooling their heels in the Monastery: (4)
    As of 2018-01-21 07:14 GMT
    Find Nodes?
      Voting Booth?
      How did you see in the new year?

      Results (227 votes). Check out past polls.