Gentle readers also might want to check out Web Client Programming with Perl
. It's out of print, but O'Reilly has made it available for free in its entirety via the O'Reilly Open Books Project
. Although it was published in 1997 and is surely somewhat out of date, it should serve as a good first pass for people interested in LWP.
Specifically, chapters 5 and 6 deal with the LWP module.
My biggest "complaint" is that you can't use the page numbers listed in the index to look things up because the page numbers were striped in the conversion to HTML for the web. Having said that, the price is right!
-- Yeah, I'm a Delt.
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