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by crazyinsomniac (Prior)
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on Mar 17, 2002 at 11:02 UTC ( #152305=snippet: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
Description: So you're wondering what holiday is today (of the major ones), and all you've got is a terminal and perl.
#!/usr/bin/perl -w
use strict;
use LWP::Simple qw/ get /;
use HTML::TokeParser;
my $html = get('');
my $p = HTML::TokeParser->new(\$html);
my $t = $p->get_tag('img');
die $t->[1]->{alt};

#the one liner version
perl -MLWP::Simple -MHTML::TokeParser -e"die HTML::TokeParser->new(\(g

perl -MLWP::Simple -MHTML::TokeParser -e'die HTML::TokeParser->new(\(g
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Re: What holiday is today? !-- --
by gellyfish (Monsignor) on Mar 17, 2002 at 16:26 UTC

    Luvverly, However for everyday use one might want to consider Date::Calc ;-}


Re: What holiday is today? !-- --
by theguvnor (Chaplain) on Mar 17, 2002 at 17:06 UTC

    Cool - I set my .bashrc file to call this script upon startup!


Re: What holiday is today? !-- --
by erikharrison (Deacon) on Mar 17, 2002 at 16:01 UTC

    Now, that's just plain nifty.

      ehhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh nifty? spiffy!
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